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Barrister fights to remain anonymous as NSW Bar seeks stiffer penalty for lewd act
Legal Ethics 2021-10-08 9:20 pm By Bianca Hrovat

An appeals court hearing the case of a barrister who allegedly made a sexual comment to a clerk while intoxicated at a dinner following a […]

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Macarthur-Onslow family feud over ‘undervalued’ Lendlease land shut down by court
Real Estate 2021-08-03 4:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has shut down the latest legal spat between the children of one of Australia’s richest families, finding a lawsuit over a $200 million […]

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Silk Sue Chrysanthou says costs in dispute over Porter brief ‘substantial’
Defamation 2021-07-20 2:00 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Noting that the legal costs of a dispute over whether she could represent federal minister Christian Porter in his defamation case were “substantial”, Sue Chrysanthou […]

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Bar Association says tribunal should have made professional misconduct finding against barrister
Legal Ethics 2021-07-09 6:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

A barrister who allegedly pushed an assistant clerk’s head while making a sexual remark at a professional dinner should have been found to have engaged […]

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Barrister reprimanded for lewd gesture at professional dinner
Legal Ethics 2021-06-21 1:40 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A NSW barrister who allegedly pushed an assistant clerk’s head while making a sexual remark at a professional dinner has been reprimanded for unsatisfactory professional […]

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IVF Australia faces multimillion dollar lawsuit over inaccurate genetic test
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-02-17 6:32 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Fertility clinic IVF Australia is facing a lawsuit worth “many millions of dollars” launched by the parents of a child born with Pallister-Kilian syndrome, alleging […]

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‘Forensic voyeurism’: Judge denies BHP bid for docs in $36M spat with insurers
Insurance 2020-03-10 8:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

A subsidiary of BHP Billiton can’t get its hands on underwriting documents in its case against Lloyd’s of London and Berkley Insurance, which are being […]

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Judge joins twin actions against Forge directors and auditors
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-09-05 12:09 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has consolidated two concurrent cases against the former directors and auditors of collapsed construction company Forge Group, after warning the overlapping actions needed […]

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‘This pleading is a mess’: Judge slams liquidators’ case against Forge directors and auditors
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-08-16 4:11 pm By Amelia Birnie

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 […]

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Court approves $14.6M settlement in Ashley Services class action
Class Actions 2019-06-13 1:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has approved a $14.6 million class action settlement with private training company Ashley Services, auditors Deloitte and Grant Thornton, and Holmes Management […]

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