The Law & Justice Foundation of New South Wales has today released a research report titled Data Insights in Civil Justice: NSW Supreme Court. To access the Research Alert click here.
Key findings include:-
- About one in five cases involved mortgagee repossessions, about one in six cases involved family provision claims and corporations list cases were the third most common
- One-third of cases were e-filed but this varied dramatically by list – from 78.6% in the possession of land list to none in the proceeds of crime list
- Half of first plaintiffs were individuals and half were organisations
- Legal representatives were recorded for at least one plaintiff in 96% of cases, but for at least one defendant in only 57% of cases
A full copy of the report can be found here.