ELB Pty Ltd v Lumina BPO Pty Ltd [2021] NSWCA 91 (17 May 2021) (Bell P at [1], Brereton JA [2], Beech-Jones J at [3])


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CONTRACT – written retainer of accountants – scope – whether primary judge erred in concluding retainer extended to all work for a client of an accounting and financial nature – opinion evidence – whether evidence of accounting partner that certain work “required” to complete task was opinion evidence – whether evidence was admissible as expert opinion – Held – primary judge correct – appeal dismissed