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‘I won’t do it. It’s a lie’: Former GC claims Meriton sacked him for refusing to lie in court
Employment May 29, 2020 12:37 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The former group general counsel of Meriton is suing the property giant and billionaire real estate developer Harry Triguboff for unfair dismissal, claiming he was […]

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High Court won’t hear Fortescue challenge to native title ruling
Appeals May 29, 2020 9:53 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has declined Fortescue Metals’ bid for special leave to appeal a ruling that granted native title to the Yinjibarndi people over a […]

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Sydney lawyer hits Fairfax with defamation lawsuit
Defamation May 28, 2020 10:53 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A criminal defence lawyer who represented convicted criminal Salim Mehajer has sued Fairfax Media over an article by a Sydney Morning Herald gossip columnist that […]

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‘Not an idle or disinterested bystander’: Funder hit with costs for failed real estate case
Real Estate May 27, 2020 7:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A court has ruled that a litigation funder backing an unsuccessful real estate lawsuit by two broke plaintiffs must cover the legal costs after finding […]

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Mantle Group may face underpayments class action
Class Actions May 26, 2020 10:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Brisbane-based Mantle Group has become the latest hospitality company to face a possible class action for allegedly failing to pay staff for all the hours […]

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Spain hit with lawsuit seeking to enforce $128M arbitration award
Arbitration May 26, 2020 1:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Spain has been hit with a lawsuit seeking to enforce a $128 million arbitration award in a dispute over the country’s alternative energy investment policies, […]

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Litigation funding clampdown may go too far, experts say
Feature May 22, 2020 9:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Litigation funders say they do not oppose the government’s plan to subject them to a licensing regime, but legal experts told Lawyerly the crackdown on […]

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Government announces crackdown on litigation funders
Class Actions May 22, 2020 10:23 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Litigation funders will soon be brought under the current corporate licencing regime and subjected to greater regulatory scrutiny, an opening salvo by the Morrison Government […]

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Lawyers to face temperature checks as NSW court moves to reopen
Coronavirus May 20, 2020 9:40 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The NSW Supreme Court has announced a staged reopening of in-person hearings after a two-month hiatus as well as measures to mitigate the risk of […]

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Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar wins $2M judgment against bat maker
Intellectual Property May 20, 2020 3:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

India’s God of Cricket Sachin Tendulkar has won a $2 million judgment against Australian bat maker Spartan Sports for allegedly failing to pay him money […]

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