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ACCC to challenge dismissal of TPG case over non-refundable prepayments
Competition & Consumer Protection November 8, 2019 12:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

The consumer watchdog is appealing a ruling dismissing its case against TPG over contract terms that allowed the internet provider to keep customers’ unused prepaid […]

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TPG ‘vindicated’ by dismissal of ACCC case over non-refundable customer prepayments
Competition & Consumer Protection October 11, 2019 3:41 pm By Amelia Birnie

Internet provider TPG says it has been “vindicated” by a judge’s decision to throw out the consumer watchdog’s case over allegedly unfair contract terms that […]

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Ford class action judge considers cash security in ‘war and peace of discovery’ disputes
Class Actions October 9, 2019 5:19 pm By Amelia Birnie

The judge overseeing the long-running class action over allegedly faulty Ford PowerShift transmissions has told the applicants they might need to put up considerable cash […]

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PTTEP loses bid to stop farmers using the word ‘oil’ in Montarra oil spill class action trial
Class Actions June 18, 2019 8:37 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge overseeing a trial in a class action over the Montarra oil spill has ruled it necessary for Indonesian seaweed farmers to use the […]

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Judge grants costs for anti-suit injunction after Ford class action ‘misadventure’
Class Actions July 10, 2019 4:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has granted auto giant Ford’s request for the costs of an anti-suit injunction it sought in the PowerShift transmission class action that […]

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Farmers can’t use the word ‘oil’ in Montarra oil spill class action, PTTEP says
Class Actions May 28, 2019 8:19 pm By Amelia Birnie

Oil company PTTEP has objected to Indonesian seaweed farmers using the word “oil” in their evidence in the Montarra oil spill class action, arguing they […]

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Oil spill class action trial delayed by expert evidence filed ‘without leave, without notice’
Class Actions May 6, 2019 9:07 pm By Amelia Birnie

The Montarra oil spill class action trial has been pushed back by two weeks, following the filing of late expert evidence by the applicants “without leave, […]

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Landlords lose multi-million dollar appeal over Myer’s Chadstone Shopping Centre lease
Real Estate May 7, 2019 6:23 pm By Amelia Birnie

An appeals court has criticised the ‘weak’ legal position of the owners of Chadstone Shopping Centre in Melbourne, throwing out their multi-million dollar appeal of […]

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DLA Piper resolves QC’s case over $274,000 in unpaid fees
Business of Law February 22, 2019 12:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

DLA Piper appears to have settled a case brought by a Queen’s Counsel alleging it skipped out on $274,000 in fees because the firm’s client […]

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Barristers suing DLA Piper over $370,000 in fees did not do all the work, court told
Business of Law February 4, 2019 11:21 am By Christine Caulfield

Two barristers suing DLA Piper over $370,000 in fees did not perform all the work for which they billed the law firm, a court heard […]

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