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Western Power can’t palm legal costs onto Thiess for bushfire class action loss, court finds
Class Actions 2021-11-05 2:20 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Western Power is not entitled to palm off the legal costs of defending a class action after an appeals court found it was negligent in […]

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Western Power partly liable for 2014 Perth Hills bushfire, appeals court rules
Class Actions 2021-07-05 6:00 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Western Power was negligent in causing the January 2014 Perth Hills bushfire which destroyed 57 homes, an appeals court has found, putting the state-owned electricity […]

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Criminal charges ‘on the cards’ for WA businessman Chris Marco, court told
White Collar 2020-05-27 9:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

Accepting that criminal proceedings were “on the cards” for accused Ponzi schemer Chris Marco, a judge has ordered the appointment of receivers to his assets […]

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Squire Patton Boggs emails privileged in dispute over Pilbara power purchase agreement
Energy & Natural Resources 2019-05-31 10:57 am By Miklos Bolza

The court has blocked a unit of Fortescue Metals Group from accessing emails sent by Squire Patton Boggs about a now disputed power purchase agreement, […]

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Rio Tinto unit can keep $86M owed to Forge Group in set-off win
Restructuring & Insolvency 2018-09-24 4:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A unit of Rio Tinto has won an appeal allowing it to avoid an $86 million payment owed to failed mining services company Forge Group […]

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