Prosper the Government, Suffer the Practitioner: The Graham Barclay Oysters Litigation

Posted: 22 Oct 2018

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Matthew T. Stubbs

University of Adelaide - School of Law

Date Written: October 19, 2018

Abstract

The Graham Barclay Oysters litigation began in the Federal Court of Australia, with Ryan v Great Lakes Council ('Ryan').' This was a representative claim by Mr Grant Ryan against Graham Barclay Oysters Pty Ltd ('Graham Barclay Oysters'), Graham Barclay Distributors Pty Ltd ('Graham Barclay Distributors'), the Great Lakes Council, the State of New South Wales and fourteen other parties.2 The plaintiffs sought damages for injury (hepatitis A infection) arising from the consumption of contaminated oysters which were supplied by the Graham Barclay companies, and had been grown in Wallis Lake, which was in the Great Lakes Council area of New South Wales.

Keywords: litigation

JEL Classification: K19, K10, K41

Suggested Citation

Stubbs, Matthew T., Prosper the Government, Suffer the Practitioner: The Graham Barclay Oysters Litigation (October 19, 2018). (2003) 26 University of New South Wales Law Journal 727-740, U. of Adelaide Law Research Paper No. 180, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3269671

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