The High Court delivered its much anticipated decision in this case on 3 March 2010.  I have to say my impression is a sense of anticlimax…

As I have said in an earlier post, this case was seen amongst some (including me!) as providing an opportunity for the High Court to provide useful guidance as

The High Court has now heard argument concerning this important (potentially ground breaking) decision and we are now in the Court’s hands, for their decision.

The transcript of argument can be found here.  Although reading the transcript is not the same as hearing 1st hand, it seems Bret Walker SC had a torrid time