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QLD government to face lawsuit over ‘discriminatory’ COVID-19 measures
Coronavirus 2021-11-11 2:44 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Billionaire businessman and litigation hobbyist Clive Palmer is planning a lawsuit against the Queensland government, claiming new COVID-19 restrictions preventing unvaccinated persons from entering restaurants, […]

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Hold music company made it hard for customers to hang up, ACCC says
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-11-11 5:16 pm By Bianca Hrovat

One of the world’s leading audio branding companies has agreed to amend its contract terms, which penalised customers for cancelling within a 42-day period of […]

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Judge ‘gags’ at ACCC’s proposed $5M penalty in Google ads case against Employsure
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-11-10 2:46 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A judge said he “gagged” at the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s proposed $5 million pecuniary penalty in its case against specialist workplace relations company […]

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‘Dictates of conscience’ do not override need for COVID-19 vaccine, court says
Coronavirus 2021-11-10 5:28 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A court has struck down the third wave of challenges to the New South Wales public health orders mandating COVID-19 vaccinations for health workers, ruling […]

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Sparke Helmore partner engaged in ‘blatant cover-up’ to hide oversight, trial told
Trials 2021-11-09 8:37 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The Sparke Helmore partner at the centre of a $1 million professional negligence lawsuit attempted to conceal an “oversight of enormous proportions” that is said […]

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Developer relied on Sparke Helmore lawyer to read fine print, trial told
Professional Negligence 2021-11-08 6:52 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The former director of a New South Wales construction company relied on his Sparke Helmore solicitor to read over contracts for sale for him, a […]

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Epic’s evidence in clash with Apple could be first in competition case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-11-04 1:19 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Epic Game’s plan to lead econometric evidence in its dispute with Apple could be the first time such evidence has been led in a competition […]

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Class action accuses Dixon Advisory of providing conflicted financial advice
Class Actions 2021-11-03 9:49 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Financial services company Dixon Advisory has been hit with a class action for allegedly pushing financial products onto investors that it stood to reap hundreds […]

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Court won’t block Monash Health from terminating unvaccinated nurses
Coronavirus 2021-11-03 3:13 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A court has struck down a bid by unvaccinated nurses to restrain Monash Health from terminating their employment in accordance with the Victorian COVID-19 public […]

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Is it infringement if no one saw it? Hells Angels, Redbubble TM case to raise novel issue
Intellectual Property 2021-11-02 1:02 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A novel issue of liability has been raised in a trademark dispute between Hells Angels Motorcycle Corporation and Redbubble, with the online retailer claiming a […]

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