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Fair Work deputy president chided for anti-CFMMEU retweet, but cleared of apparent bias
Employment January 17, 2019 9:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

A senior member of the Fair Work Commission acted inappropriately when he shared a Twitter post critical of Labor leader Bill Shorten and the CFMMEU, […]

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DLA Piper sued by QC, junior barrister over $370,000 in unpaid fees
Business of Law January 16, 2019 10:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Queens Counsel and a junior barrister at the Victorian Bar are taking DLA Piper to court, accusing the law firm of failing to pay more than $370,000 in fees.

CFMMEU sued over official’s potty mouth
Employment January 15, 2019 10:12 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Australia’s building watchdog has taken the CFMMEU to court after one of its officials allegedly called a health and safety officer a “f****ing dog” during […]

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The cases facing the Big Four banks in 2019
Feature January 14, 2019 11:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

Australia’s four biggest lenders had an expensive year in court last year, but with cases spilling over into the new year and the fallout from […]

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In ASIC suit, Dover Financial says ‘client protection policy’ caused no harm
Article January 8, 2019 8:55 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Defunct financial adviser Dover Financial is seeking evidence to bolster its argument that no clients were harmed by a liability waiver that’s at the centre […]

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Lawyerly holiday publishing schedule
Article December 19, 2018 10:40 pm By Lawyerly staff

In observance of the holidays, Lawyerly will be closed from 24 December through 4 January. We will resume regular daily publishing and newsletter distribution on […]

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ACCC probes abuse of dominance case over third-party apps
Competition & Consumer Protection December 12, 2018 11:32 pm By Christine Caulfield

Digital ad startup Unlockd was forced to drop its competition lawsuit against Google in October after entering administration, but the issue may yet be revived […]

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We Buy Houses director appeals record $6M fine
Appeals December 7, 2018 10:35 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The director of property spruiker We Buy Houses has appealed a record $6 million for misleading property investors with claims they could learn to buy […]

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AMP admits another possible fees for no service scandal
Financial Services November 27, 2018 11:09 pm By Christine Caulfield

Embattled wealth manager AMP has revealed its fees for no service scandal could cost the firm more than $1 billion in customer remediation, and that […]

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ACCC says OxoPak’s certification trade marks may mislead consumers
Environment November 22, 2018 2:49 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission plans to reject an application for four certification trade marks by eco-friendly plastic packaging manufacturer OxoPak, saying Thursday the […]

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