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‘No prospect’: Doubt cast on McGowan’s ‘vexatious litigant’ defence for Palmer lawsuit onslaught – Sydney Morning Herald

The barrage of cases in the past week prompted WA Premier Mark McGowan to instruct the state’s lawyers to have Clive Palmer declared a ‘vexatious litigant’.



From the outset, the WAs prospects are complicated because of the number of jurisdictions Mr Palmer’s cases are filed in.
On Wednesday, WA Attorney-General John Quigley told ABC Perth it would be a very big step to get someone across the line as ‘vexatious’ and, in Mr Palmers case, several courts would have to come to the conclusion together.
So much of his litigation is sprinkled around the country that there would have to be lots of jurisdictions coming to that opinion, Mr Quigley said.

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