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Banksia judge orders Alex Elliott to reveal financial interests in father’s companies
Class Actions 2020-09-15 7:01 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Alex Elliott, the son of former Banksia Securities class action lawyer Mark Elliott, must hand over documents revealing his financial interests in his father’s litigation […]

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‘Not tenable’: Banksia judge tosses Alex Elliott’s request that he recuse himself
Class Actions 2020-09-07 9:57 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The judge overseeing professional misconduct claims against lawyers in the Banksia class action has denied a recusal application brought by Alex Elliott, the son of […]

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Barrister ‘deeply regrets’ class action fee scandal, says he should be struck off roll
Class Actions 2020-08-13 10:12 pm By Christine Caulfield

A week after silk Norman O’Bryan dropped his defence against allegations of misconduct in the running of a class action over the failure of Banksia […]

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BP worker fired over Hitler parody video wins $201,000 in compensation
Employment 2020-08-11 6:13 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A BP worker whose employment was reinstated after he was unfairly dismissed for sharing a video clip that included subtitles placed over a scene from […]

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Judge questions whether Banksia class action lawyers should be struck off roll
Class Actions 2020-07-30 9:11 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The judge overseeing a trial over legal fees and funding commission in the Banksia Securities class action has questioned whether the lawyers behind the case […]

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‘An indulgence’: Judge rejects stay as Alex Elliott appeals recusal loss in Banksia class action
Class Actions 2020-09-09 2:31 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The judge overseeing professional misconduct claims against lawyers in the Banksia class action has denied Alex Elliott’s request to stay the case against him while […]

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Banksia judge appeared to take ‘very dim view’ of lawyer Alex Elliott, court told
Class Actions 2020-09-02 9:42 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The judge overseeing professional misconduct claims against lawyers in the Banksia class action appeared to express “a very dim view” of Alex Elliott, the son […]

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Banksia funder’s son must give ‘full and frank’ explanation of alleged role in fee scandal
Trials 2020-08-21 3:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

Lawyer Alex Elliott, the son of the funder behind the Banksia Securities class action, has been ordered to give a “full, frank and honest” explanation […]

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Banksia class action costs consultant denies he was Mark Elliott’s ‘dogsbody’
Class Actions 2020-08-13 10:14 pm By Alison Eveleigh

An independent costs consultant retained to assess the legal fees sought to be recouped from a settlement in a class action over the collapse of […]

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Receivers may go after Mark Elliott’s estate for adverse costs in Banksia class action
Class Actions 2020-08-04 9:47 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Receivers appointed in the wake of the collapse of Banksia Securities may seek costs orders against the estate of deceased funder and class action lawyer […]

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