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The show must not go on: Craig McLachlan drops defamation case
Defamation 2022-05-20 6:13 pm By Sam Matthews

Actor Craig McLachlan has dropped his defamation suit against the ABC, Fairfax and actress Christie Whelan Browne mid-trial just as the defence was due to […]

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Mills Oakley nabs litigation partner from Thomson Geer
Business of Law 2022-05-20 11:36 am By Sam Matthews

Mills Oakley has picked up a leading dispute resolution lawyer from Thomson Geer to join the firm’s not-for-profit team as partner.

Opal Tower class action reaches eleventh-hour settlement before 40-day trial
Construction 2022-05-19 10:54 pm By Sam Matthews

A long-running class action over the Opal Tower disaster has settled, along with two related cases over the defective building, as a five-week trial was set to begin.

Shine Lawyers wins battle to run $463M Dixon Advisory class action
Class Actions 2022-05-19 4:24 pm By Sam Matthews

Shine Lawyers has beaten out class action rival Piper Alderman in a battle to lead a class action worth up to $463 million against collapsed wealth managers Dixon Advisory, with a judge finding the firm’s no win, no fee model was likely to result in a greater return to group members.

Mesoblast hit with shareholder class action over stem cell treatment
Class Actions 2022-05-19 4:16 pm By Sam Matthews

Regenerative medicine company Mesoblast has been hit with a class action over claims it misled shareholders about the potential application of a developmental stem cell […]

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Andrews government tries again to strike out hotel quarantine class action
Class Actions 2022-05-18 9:30 pm By Sam Matthews

The state of Victoria has asked a court to strike out a class action alleging lapses in its hotel quarantine program caused businesses to suffer […]

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Viagogo loses appeal of $7M penalty for duping consumers
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-05-18 2:03 pm By Sam Matthews

Viagogo has lost a bid to overturn a $7 million penalty handed down after a judge found the ticket reseller misled customers on an “industrial […]

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Perth Airport misled United in lease negotiations, lawsuit claims
Contracts 2022-05-18 4:17 pm By Sam Matthews

United Petroleum has taken Perth Airport to court, arguing it was induced to enter a $900,000 lease and construction agreement at the airport’s central precinct […]

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CBA says it wasn’t obligated to roster breaks enshrined in enterprise agreements
Employment 2022-05-17 4:07 pm By Sam Matthews

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has hit back at a $45 million lawsuit alleging it failed to provide thousands of employees with paid rest breaks […]

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Ford pushing for 10-day hearing in ‘all-in appeal’ of complex class action decision
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-05-17 3:01 pm By Sam Matthews

Ford is seeking an extended hearing of its appeal from a class action judgment in favour of 185,000 vehicle owners over their allegedly defective cars, […]

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