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More casuals class actions to be dropped in wake of High Court’s Rossato decision
Employment 2021-12-01 3:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two law firms are seeking court approval to drop class actions brought on behalf of allegedly misclassified casual coal miners, in light of a High […]

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ACCC updated policies on witnesses after ‘flawed’ bank cartel probe, court hears
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-11-30 10:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

A senior ACCC officer was probed Tuesday on whether the competition regulator updated its guidelines for taking witness statements in July in response to criticism of investigators’ methods in the cartel probe over ANZ’s $2.5 billion share placement.

HWL Ebsworth found negligent, but avoids $424,000 damages bill by ex-client
Professional Negligence 2021-11-29 1:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firm HWL Ebsworth has dodged a $424,000 damages claim by a Brisbane property developer, despite a judge finding the law firm was negligent in […]

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Slater & Gordon’s former boss admits to ‘catastrophic error’
Trials 2021-11-26 9:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

Former Slater & Gordon managing director Andrew Grech has told the Federal Court he regretted his “catastrophic error” in approving the $1.2 billion acquisition of […]

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Arnold Bloch Leibler to pay $28M in class action settlement
Class Actions 2021-11-26 6:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firm Arnold Bloch Leibler will part with $28 million in its settlement with Slater & Gordon shareholders over advice ahead of the plaintiffs firm’s […]

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Judge pulls up ASIC for ‘strange’ handling of GetSwift case
Securities 2021-11-26 5:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has dressed down ASIC over the handling of its action against GetSwift, criticising the regulator’s failure to seek a court injunction to prevent […]

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Tips from 10 prominent silks on nailing the first court appearance
Courts 2021-11-25 1:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

As the courts open up after 18 months of online hearings, junior barristers who were recently called to the bar may be apprehensive at the […]

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Acciona sues to cancel Kwinana renewable energy plant contract due to COVID-19
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-11-25 2:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

Spanish infrastructure company Acciona has filed a lawsuit to get out of an engineering and construction contract for the $696 million Kwinana waste-to-energy plant in […]

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Beach Energy hit with shareholder class action over Western Flank projections
Class Actions 2021-11-25 8:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

South Australian oil and gas firm Beach Energy has been hit with a class action over allegedly misleading earnings projections for its Western Flank oil […]

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Melissa Caddick’s parents may face court battle over $2.6M Edgecliff property
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-11-25 4:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

The parents of accused Sydney fraudster Melissa Caddick may need to bring court proceedings to retain their $2.6 million Edgecliff home and recoup $1.2 million […]

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