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‘Completely out of control’: fresh funding concerns emerge in Iluka class action
Class Actions October 8, 2019 11:13 pm By Amelia Birnie

The judge overseeing a class action against mineral sands producer Iluka Resources has slammed the submissions from both sides over a bid for an extra […]

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Judge ‘outraged’ by terms of ACCC’s $75M dieselgate settlement with VW
Competition & Consumer Protection October 16, 2019 8:41 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge is considering whether he can increase a record $75 million civil penalty settlement reached by Volkswagen and the ACCC over the dieselgate scandal, […]

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Dick Smith cases to be heard together, after insurance class action plaintiffs drop discontinuance bid
Class Actions October 15, 2019 11:20 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has ordered all proceedings against Dick Smith to be heard concurrently during a marathon three month trial, after the plaintiffs in a shareholder […]

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Ex-fintech CEO wins $2.2M in damages after unlawful dismissal
Employment October 14, 2019 5:58 pm By Amelia Birnie

The former CEO of financial software firm GBST has been awarded more than $2.2 million in damages, with a court finding he was wrongfully terminated […]

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Smiles Inclusive may face investor class action over IPO
Class Actions October 9, 2019 6:37 pm By Amelia Birnie

National law firm Holding Redlich is investigating a shareholder class action against Smiles Inclusive, just one week after the embattled Gold Coast dental company reported […]

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Female barristers doing more work for less overall pay, new report shows
Business of Law October 11, 2019 5:28 pm By Amelia Birnie

A new report from the Law Council of Australia has revealed female barristers are doing more work for less money overall, with equitable briefing improvements […]

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Ford class action judge considers cash security in ‘war and peace of discovery’ disputes
Class Actions October 9, 2019 5:19 pm By Amelia Birnie

The judge overseeing the long-running class action over allegedly faulty Ford PowerShift transmissions has told the applicants they might need to put up considerable cash […]

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Courtside with the swift ‘Hammer’ of justice
People In The News October 18, 2019 2:06 pm By Amelia Birnie

Leaving courtroom 7D of the Supreme Court of New South Wales on an otherwise bright Friday morning, a fresh-faced barrister shrugged as he informed his […]

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Insurer QBE claims Opal Tower cracking not ‘major’
Insurance October 10, 2019 4:33 pm By Amelia Birnie

QBE Underwriting has defended its decision to deny insurance coverage to the builder of Sydney’s troubled Opal Tower development, claiming the cracking was not “major” […]

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Allens class actions ace Jenny Campbell thrives on the unpredictable
Women in law October 18, 2019 12:07 pm By Amelia Birnie

The careful, methodical approach of 20-year class action veteran and Allens partner Jenny Campbell is in demand in the fast-changing class action world, where the […]

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