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Class action against Zurich over faulty apartments gets go-ahead
Insurance 2021-12-13 5:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

A class action against Irish insurer Zurich Insurance Plc by unit owners of the defective New Zealand-based Victopia Apartments can proceed in Australia after the […]

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High Court shoots down Volkswagen’s challenge to landmark $125M dieselgate penalty
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-11-12 12:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has rejected Volkswagen’s special leave application to challenge a record $125 million penalty for selling cars with a defeat device that allowed […]

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‘Some might also die’: Judge denies religious leaders’ bid for lockdown exemption
Coronavirus 2021-09-03 9:39 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has thrown out an urgent bid by Australian religious leaders for a temporary exemption from COVID-19 lockdown orders in NSW and Victoria to […]

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ACCC must pay costs of NSW as ‘necessary and proper party’ in ports case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-09-02 3:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has ordered the ACCC to pay the State of NSW’s costs in its failed proceeding against NSW Ports, finding that even though the […]

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ACCC appeals ruling throwing out ‘fanciful’ NSW Ports competition case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-07-27 7:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has appealed a judge’s decision throwing out its competition case over an agreement for the privatisation of two NSW […]

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Judge lashes ACCC’s Port of Newcastle case as ‘far-fetched and fanciful’
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-07-20 10:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

The ACCC’s claim that NSW Ports stymied competition when it signed a 50-year agreement with the state to be compensated if the Port of Newcastle […]

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ACCC loses competition case against NSW Ports over 50-year deal with state
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-06-29 11:27 am By Cindy Cameronne

The ACCC has lost its regulatory action against NSW Ports alleging a 50-year agreement with the state, signed when Port Botany and Port Kembla were […]

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Volkswagen asks High Court to toss landmark $125M Dieselgate penalty
High Court 2021-06-10 2:56 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Volkswagen has asked the High Court to throw out a a landmark $125 million penalty over its emissions cheating scandal, the highest ever handed down […]

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‘It’s not a good look’: Judge doesn’t want Suncorp class action to ‘hang around’
Class Actions 2021-06-02 9:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing a conflicted remuneration class action against Suncorp has locked in a trial date for May next year over the protests of the […]

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The top litigation law firms of 2020
Feature 2021-01-27 11:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Lawyerly’s Litigation Firms of 2020 delivered significant victories for clients last year in bet-the-company matters, thriving in a tumultuous year that saw courts and litigants […]

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