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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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Law firms reverse course on novel alternative to beauty parade in Allianz class actions
Insurance 2021-07-13 1:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Two law firms running competing class actions against insurance giant Allianz have dropped a plan to resolve the duplication by jointly running just one of […]

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Quintis class actions reload as insurance brawl delays settlement approval
Class Actions 2021-07-05 4:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two shareholder class actions against sandalwood producer Quintis that reached an in principle settlement over a year ago are moving forward following a protracted dispute […]

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S&P class action applicant resists paying security for ratings agency’s costs
Class Actions 2021-06-29 5:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

A fight is looming over a bid by S&P Global for a class action applicant to pay security for the legal costs of defending the […]

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Christian Porter appeals removal of silk from defamation case against ABC
Appeals 2021-06-25 5:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Christian Porter has appealed a ruling that barred silk Sue Chrysanthou from representing him in his now-settled defamation lawsuit against the ABC over its coverage […]

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ClubsNSW can use docs in money laundering whistleblower’s lawsuits
Employment 2021-06-01 8:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

The association behind over 1,300 clubs in NSW has won court permission to use documents produced in its breach of confidentiality lawsuit against whistleblower Troy […]

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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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‘Very bad idea’: Barrister warned Chrysanthou about fallout if she took Porter brief
Defamation 2021-05-26 8:50 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A junior barrister expressed concerns to Sue Chrysanthou SC about her acting for Christian Porter in his defamation proceedings against the ABC, saying friends of […]

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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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Barrister Sue Chrysanthou was told info that could help Porter’s case against ABC, court hears
Defamation 2021-05-25 9:21 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Silk Sue Chrysanthou was given information during a conference with a friend of Christian Porter’s accuser that could help the former attorney-general in his defamation […]

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