This piece is an extract from The Legal 500’s Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters Comparative Guide 2nd Edition, first published in August 2023. The whole publication is accessible here.
The Legal 500’s Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters Comparative Guide offers a pragmatic overview of the law and practice of enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters across a variety of jurisdictions.
The Australia chapter of the guide provides an overview of the regimes for the recognition and enforcement of foreign civil and commercial judgments in Australia and information about the current issues affecting the enforcement of foreign judgments in Australia. It addresses topics such as the applicable legal framework, overview of process, challenges to enforcement, appeals, costs and interests.
You can access the Australia chapter here or click ‘Download PDF file’.
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