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Judge says funder can’t have cut of Banksia receivers $5.5M settlement with insurer
Class Actions 2020-03-26 3:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

The litigation funder controlled by recently deceased class action lawyer Mark Elliott has lost its bid for a 12.5 per cent commission of a $5.5 […]

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Banksia class action law firm flags proportionate liability argument
Class Actions 2020-05-19 5:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

The law firm facing scrutiny over its legal fees in a class action over the collapse of Banksia Securities will argue that if it is […]

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Judge rejects funder’s bid to send Banksia class action fee dispute to mediation
Class Actions 2020-04-27 4:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

The funder behind the Banksia Securities class action has failed in a bid to have an outstanding case over legal fees and its commission sent […]

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Legitimacy of barristers’ $2.65M Banksia class action bill in question, court told
Class Actions 2020-04-20 2:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two barristers facing professional misconduct allegations in relation to the Banksia securities class action submitted more than $2.65 million in legal bills without documentation more […]

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Solicitors ordered to look for missing phone of deceased class action lawyer
Class Actions 2020-03-03 10:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has directed solicitors for deceased lawyer and funder Mark Elliott to search for his missing mobile phone, which is wanted for potential evidence […]

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Judge tosses lawsuit against personal injury firm over sexual assault settlement
Legal Ethics 2019-10-17 1:57 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has dismissed a professional negligence claim against a personal injury law firm, finding no prospect of success for a former client who alleged […]

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