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Law firm close to filing Blue Sky class action, partner says
Securities 2021-08-30 5:34 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A shareholder class action against defunct fund manager Blue Sky Investments and others will be filed by the end of the year, Lawyerly has learned. […]

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WA denies breach of duty in stolen wages class action
Class Actions 2021-05-03 6:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Western Australian state government has hit back at a class action brought by Indigenous workers seeking to recover unpaid wages, saying there was no […]

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Potential class action against defunct fund manager Blue Sky gets major boost
Securities 2021-03-19 10:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

A law firm may soon have more ammunition to back a potential shareholder class action against Blue Sky Alternative Investments, its former directors and auditor […]

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FWC ‘misconstrued’ general protections authority, Full Court says in win for Coles
Employment 2020-09-14 6:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

A landmark judgment by the Full Federal Court has found that a full bench of the Fair Work Commission “misconstrued” its own authority to make […]

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Early common fund order in stolen wages class action ‘greatly enhanced’ access to justice, judge says
Class Actions 2020-05-08 6:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A common fund order made at the outset of a class action against the state of Queensland over stolen wages opened the historic $190 million […]

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Common fund order in stolen wages class action survives High Court ruling
Class Actions 2020-01-17 10:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

A common fund order granting the litigation funder behind the stolen wages class action 20 per cent of a $190 million settlement remains in force […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2019
Class Actions 2020-01-09 11:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

Companies and other defendants forked over big sums last year to settle more than 20 class actions, with a total of at least $734 million […]

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Judge OKs $190M stolen wages class action settlement, says funder’s cut fair
Class Actions 2019-12-19 11:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

Calling it the largest human rights case in Australia’s history, a judge has signed off on a $190 million settlement in a class action against […]

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Funder of stolen wages class action fights to keep common fund order alive
Class Actions 2019-12-18 11:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

Arguing it shouldn’t be the victim of an “accident of timing”, the funder that bankrolled the landmark stolen wages class action is fighting to save […]

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Judge to look at legal costs in stolen wages class action
Class Actions 2019-11-22 10:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

A hearing for approval of a $190 million settlement in a historic class action over unpaid wages to thousands of Indigenous workers has been adjourned […]

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