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Corrs Chambers Westgarth picks up leading silk, six partners from MinterEllison
People In The News 2021-07-01 4:09 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Corrs Chambers Westgarth is on a hiring spree, with the appointment of commercial litigation silk Charles Scerri QC and six corporate partners from MinterEllison. Scerri […]

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Court finds Ford PowerShift cars defective, in victory for class action
Class Actions 2021-06-29 1:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

In a win for a long-running class action against US auto giant Ford on behalf of owners of 70,000 vehicles, a judge has found that […]

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‘Trouble and harassment’: Appeals court won’t revive Palmer’s $263M suit against CITIC
Appeals 2021-06-28 4:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

Clive Palmer and his company Mineralogy have lost a challenge to a Western Australia Supreme Court decision staying a $263 million lawsuit against Hong Kong-based […]

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Indonesian seaweed farmers win class action over major oil spill
Class Actions 2021-03-19 10:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Thousands of Indonesian seaweed farmers have won a class action against PTTEP Australasia over one of Australia’s largest oil spills, with a judge finding the […]

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Court rejects Mineralogy’s claims of ‘sinister’ CITIC conduct in Sino Iron dispute
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-03-29 11:10 am By Miklos Bolza

Clive Palmer and his company Mineralogy will have to press forward with their appeal of a judgment that found their lawsuit against Hong Kong-based CITIC […]

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Ford docs don’t contain trade secrets, class action judge says
Class Actions 2020-07-15 6:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge hearing a class action trial against Ford over its allegedly defective Powershift transmission has rejected the car maker’s argument that certain documents should […]

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Ford cars fitted with PowerShift are ‘lemons’, court hears as high-stakes trial revs up
Class Actions 2020-06-15 8:27 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Tens of thousands of Ford cars which contain an allegedly defective transmission system are “lemons”, a court heard on day one of a six-week hearing […]

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Lead applicant breaks down during cross-examination in Ford class action trial
Class Actions 2020-06-19 4:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicant in a class action against Ford over its allegedly defective PowerShift transmission broke down after being accused of lying under oath during […]

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Corrs ‘mistake’ doesn’t doom ‘potentially quite significant’ evidence in Ford class action
Class Actions 2020-08-05 2:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has granted a mid-trial bid to bring in “potentially quite significant” new evidence in a class action against Ford over its allegedly defective […]

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ACCC loses appeal in TPG ‘prepayment’ case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-07-30 3:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has come up short in its challenge to a ruling that dismissed its case against TPG over contract terms […]

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