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Court throws out James Ashby’s lawsuit over $4.5M legal bill
Employment 2021-07-23 6:37 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has tossed One Nation chief-of-staff James Ashby’s lawsuit alleging the federal government breached the Fair Work Act by refusing to foot the bill for […]

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Canberra eyed as possible new venue for Ben Roberts-Smith’s defamation trial
Trials 2021-07-23 10:53 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Canberra has been floated as a potential new venue for the trial in former SAS soldier Ben Roberts-Smith’s defamation case as Sydney’s COVID-19 outbreak worsens, but a judge has said moving the hearing created “real difficulties”.

Class action firm wants to intervene in FWO’s ‘entirely misconceived’ case against Woolworths
Employment 2021-07-22 3:46 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Employment class action law firm Adero Law is seeking to intervene in the Fair Work Ombudsman’s action against Woolworths, saying the “misconceived” proceedings have disrupted […]

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Minetek can’t inspect USB devices for potential lawsuit against ex-employee, court rules
Intellectual Property 2021-07-22 10:04 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Global mine technology company Minetek has lost its bid to access USB devices held by equipment manufacturer Howden’s solicitors for use in a potential lawsuit […]

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‘The gullible are not disentitled to protection’: Lawyer loses sports betting class action appeal
Class Actions 2021-07-21 7:00 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Sydney lawyer Leigh Johnson has lost her appeal in a class action launched by investors who allegedly sank $12.3 million into a fraudulent sports betting […]

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Firm to remove surveys from website in On The Run class action
Class Actions 2021-07-20 5:46 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has ordered that class action firm Adero Law take down surveys from its website allegedly aimed at collecting registration data from group members […]

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Nine wants subpoenas thrown out in Ben Roberts-Smith defamation case
Defamation 2021-07-21 3:40 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Media company Nine, which is facing defamation claims from Ben Roberts-Smith over articles accusing him of war crimes, has asked the court to set aside […]

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Silk Sue Chrysanthou says costs in dispute over Porter brief ‘substantial’
Defamation 2021-07-20 2:00 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Noting that the legal costs of a dispute over whether she could represent federal minister Christian Porter in his defamation case were “substantial”, Sue Chrysanthou […]

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ASIC appeals ruling in case against payday lenders Cigno, BHF Solutions
Financial Services 2021-07-20 9:09 pm By Cindy Cameronne

ASIC is challenging the dismissal of its enforcement action against payday lenders Cigno and BHF Solutions in a decision that found the companies did not […]

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Former NSW ministers Eddie Obeid, Ian Macdonald found guilty of conspiracy
Breaking News 2021-07-19 2:18 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has found former NSW Labor Ministers Ian Macdonald and Eddie Obeid, as well as Obeid’s son Moses, guilty of conspiring to rig a […]

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