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Former Maddocks’ client cops grilling in appeal of landmark damages
Professional Negligence 2022-06-21 9:30 pm By Sam Matthews

An appeals court has questioned the financial forecasting that underpinned a $13 million award of damages to a former client of Maddocks in a suit […]

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Maddocks fights $13M judgment, says negligence was ‘marginal’
Professional Negligence 2022-06-20 9:42 pm By Sam Matthews

Appealing a $13 million damages judgment for negligent advice to a former client that allegedly led to a botched sale and administration, law firm Maddocks […]

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Lawyers urge AG to retain flexibility of COVID-era online hearings
Courts 2022-06-17 9:34 pm By Sam Matthews

The head of NSW’s peak legal body has called on the state’s Attorney General to retain a number of COVID-19 measures to improve access to […]

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Legal privilege over jab mandate advice waived with counsel’s failure to object, court says
Coronavirus 2022-06-17 9:57 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has ruled that a senior Queensland police official waived legal professional privilege during cross examination, allowing the plaintiffs in a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination […]

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Salter Bros scores win in suit against former Hendry Group CEO
Corporate 2022-06-17 3:32 pm By Sam Matthews

Salter Brothers has won its lawsuit against former Hendry Group CEO Emma Hendry alleging the firm was misled into investing millions of dollars into the […]

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Knives come out in Nuix class action beauty parade
Class Actions 2022-06-16 10:21 pm By Sam Matthews

A victor remains to be crowned following a heated beauty parade between competing class actions against tech company Nuix, with two law firms facing criticism […]

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Ten asks court to toss sex discrimination claims from journalist’s harassment case
Employment 2022-06-15 6:38 pm By Sam Matthews

Network Ten has moved to strike out claims that it’s Canberra bureau, led by high profile political reporter Peter van Onselen and executive editor Anthony […]

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James Hardie sued by former manager over unheeded safety complaints
Employment 2022-06-15 2:26 pm By Sam Matthews

A former manager has sued building giant James Hardie, alleging she was denied pay and mistreated after she made complaints about safety issues and the […]

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Judge approves Blackstone’s takeover of Crown Resorts
Corporate 2022-06-15 12:37 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has given his approval to the takeover of Crown Resorts by US private equity group Blackstone. In a hearing before Federal Court Justice […]

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Judge questions law firm founder on why employment class actions are worth it
Employment 2022-06-14 5:28 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has questioned whether class actions are the best way to resolve underpayment disputes during a hearing on a settlement in two class actions […]

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