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Soul Pattinson director wins $1.1M in termination case
Employment 2020-09-10 9:22 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A former director of investment house Washington H. Soul Pattinson has won a damages payout of over $1.1 million after a court found that the […]

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New class action against S&P faces delay over investor feud with funder
Class Actions 2020-09-04 1:15 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A new class action against S&P Global is facing potential delays as the two lead applicants — one embroiled in a battle over its funding […]

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$2.5M settlement in GST class action wins court approval
Class Actions 2020-08-19 5:34 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has signed off on a $2.5 million settlement of a class action against the developers of the Governor Place residential complex in Canberra […]

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Nine hit with defamation suit over ‘dangerous and irresponsible’ report that led to prison attack
Defamation 2020-08-18 6:04 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A convicted drug smuggler is suing Channel Nine over a segment on A Current Affair that accused him of being a police informer and which […]

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Mills Oakley did not provide ‘accurate’ costs estimate in share dispute, court finds
Business of Law 2020-08-17 9:52 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A court has found that a costs agreement between national law firm Mills Oakley and a client defending a lawsuit over a share dispute was […]

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Former Sydney liquidator faces charges she misappropriated $240,000
Restructuring & Insolvency 2020-07-15 6:02 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A former Sydney liquidator has been charged with dishonesty offences and faces possible jail time after allegedly misappropriating almost $240,000 from company bank accounts. Amanda […]

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‘Abysmal arrogance’: Lawyer hit with $300,000 damages bill after neighbourhood dispute
Defamation 2020-07-14 7:45 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has slammed a lawyer for her “abysmal arrogance and sense of privilege”, ordering her to pay $300,000 to her Balmain neighbour after a […]

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Judge warns ‘real persuasion’ needed to expand GetSwift class action 2 months from trial
Class Actions 2020-07-13 9:00 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has warned counsel leading a shareholder class action against logistics provider GetSwift that “real persuasion” would be needed to convince him to allow […]

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Court approves settlement in Santos class action over travel allowances for casuals
Class Actions 2020-07-10 4:58 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A court has signed off on a settlement of a class action brought against oil and gas giant Santos by a group of Indigenous Australians […]

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‘Let down’ by own lawyers: Family of MH17 victim wins appeal after being shut out of class action
Class Actions 2020-07-07 10:40 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The parents of an Australian national who was killed aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 have successfully appealed a decision blocking them from participating in the […]

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