Yesterday, ‘after 5 p.m.’ as he put it in his letter of capitulation, a solicitor was served with originating process out of the Supreme Court of Victoria. At 5.18 p.m., a letter agreeing to give the relief sought, without condition (including in relation to costs) was received. Tomorrow, the proceeding will be disposed of by consent, with costs. Anyone got a better story about swift justice?
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