The applicant in a nine-year-old class action over the government's 2011 live exports ban has urged the Commonwealth to pay up to $900 million to settle the case, after earlier settlement efforts flopped.
The claims in two class actions alleging fast food giant KFC denied workers rest breaks are substantially similar but not identical, a court has heard, and whether or not the two cases are headed for a battle to survive remains to be seen.
The ATO has lost its bid for a court-appointed joint expert after it failed to find a witness with legal expertise in structuring hotel sales who was not “commercially conflicted”, with a judge ruling that Hilton should not be prevented from relying on an expert report it already obtained.
More than three years after filing a class action against failed asset finance lender Axsesstoday and auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers over a $50 million prospectus, the applicant has asked a court to file a new statement of claim that will join insurer Dual Australia to the case.
Gilbert + Tobin has lured partner Orla McCoy from Clayton Utz to co-head the law firm's leading restructuring and insolvency team, strengthening the practice to over 18 core lawyers.
In a rare public statement, the NSW Supreme Court has sought to correct what it says are inaccuracies in comments by the state industrial relations minister contrasting it unfavourably with a proposed new court dedicated to workplace disputes.
Former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins told a court Friday she tried to "reclaim" the dress she wore on the night of her alleged raped by later wearing it to a birthday function for her then boss, Senator Linda Reynolds.
The judge overseeing alleged rapist Bruce Lehrmann’s defamation case against Network Ten and presenter Lisa Wilkinson has deferred a decision about whether accuser Brittany Higgins can be questioned over her speech outside the ACT courthouse after a mistrial was declared in Lehrmann’s criminal case.