The original solicitors who stepped down from leading a class action against Westpac unit BankSA amid abuse of process allegations will bring separate proceedings in […]
A senior partner at a Sydney-based law firm has denied he made a “deliberate decision” to withhold advice from a former client suing for alleged breach of duties and conflict of interest over a rejected $4.45 million settlement in an employment dispute with Westpac.
The judge overseeing proceedings brought against logistics company GetSwift has refused the corporate regulator’s request for another year’s worth of documents, saying it could effectively require the company to start the discovery process over again.
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation has lost a bid for the documents behind an Australian Federal Police warrant to search its headquarters, with a Federal Court judge criticising the media organisation for embarking on a “fishing expedition”.
Two patent attorneys who are being sued by a boutique IP firm for jumping ship to start their own business have cleared the first hurdle in their fight against preliminary discovery, after a judge found the documents relied upon by their former employer’s lawyers at Seyfarth Shaw were relevant to the case.
A judge has refused an application to suppress the identity of a franchisee giving evidence in two class actions against 7-Eleven despite the individual’s fears […]
The CEO of Lottoland says the company has “finally been vindicated” by a court ruling that overturned a decision by the Australian Communications and Media […]
A judge has questioned a bid for a common fund order in a class action against two IAG entities over allegedly worthless add-on insurance, saying […]
A judge has sent insolvency firm Ferrier Hodgson back to the drawing board to redraft its pleadings against the former directors and auditors of collapsed […]
The applicants in the Iluka Resources shareholder class action have less than a week to lock-in a $1.25 million security for costs, after the judge […]