Sex & immorality: the court's take

Galloway, Kate (2012) Sex & immorality: the court's take. Curl: Property law, women and law, contemporary legal issues, 29 January 2012.

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[Extract] Early this year, the Supreme Court of New South Wales handed down its decision in Ashton v Pratt. This was an action by Ms Ashton to enforce a promise made by Richard Pratt - director of Visy Industries and well known philanthropist. The Court accepted (though somewhat reluctantly it seems) that Mr Pratt had told Ms Ashton that he would establish trusts of $2.5 million for each of her two children, pay her an allowance of $500,000 per year, pay up to $36,000 per annum for rental accommodation for her, and pay $30,000 per annum for her business expenses, particularly travel. [para 28].

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Keywords: contract, feminism, immorality, law, meretricious, public/private, women
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