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Allianz says joint class action would eliminate competition in contingency fee rates
Class Actions 2021-07-16 3:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

Consolidation of two consumer class actions against Allianz would do away with competition in a contest to lead a single case that would force a […]

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Christian Porter says no superior public interest in airing ABC’s defamation defence
Defamation 2021-07-09 7:15 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Media companies seeking access to the ABC’s unredacted defence in a now-settled defamation case brought by Christian Porter told a judge the principle of open […]

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Payday lender Cigno loses bid to overturn ASIC’s short-term credit lending ban
Appeals 2021-06-29 10:35 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Payday lender Cigno has lost its appeal of a ruling which upheld ASIC’s first product intervention order banning the use of short-term lending models with […]

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Dossier of Christian Porter’s alleged rape victim released by court in case against silk
Defamation 2021-06-24 11:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

The dossier by the woman who accused former Attorney-General Christian Porter of rape has been made public in a case brought by the woman’s friend […]

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Deloitte settles partner’s age discrimination lawsuit
Employment 2021-06-24 5:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Deloitte has agreed to settle a $3.8 million lawsuit brought by a partner that challenged the accounting firm’s mandatory retirement policy. The firm confirmed Thursday […]

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Christian Porter faces threat of defamation lawsuit
Defamation 2021-06-01 10:41 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Jo Dyer, a friend of the woman who accused Christian Porter of rape, has threatened to sue the cabinet minister for defamation over public statements […]

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Christian Porter drops defamation case against ABC after losing silk
Defamation 2021-05-31 4:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

Federal government minister Christian Porter has discontinued his defamation action against the ABC and Louise Milligan, just days after a court ruled that silk Sue […]

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Silk Sue Chrysanthou must return brief in Christian Porter defamation case
Defamation 2021-05-27 5:02 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has issued an injunction restraining barrister Sue Chrysanthou SC from acting for Christian Porter in his defamation case against the ABC. In a […]

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‘It is an expensive business’: Christian Porter says defamation suit will be ‘massive’ financial drain
Defamation 2021-05-26 12:23 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Former attorney-general Christian Porter has dodged a question about whether his defamation lawsuit against the ABC and reporter Louise Milligan is being funded by third […]

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High Court to hear former prosecutor’s appeal after $435,000 PTSD award overturned
High Court 2021-05-25 12:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

A former solicitor in the Victorian Office of Public Prosecutions who claims she suffered severe post-traumatic stress disorder and depression from repeated exposure to sexual […]

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