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Sue Chrysanthou was warned against accepting Porter brief, court told
Legal Ethics 2021-05-24 9:27 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A leading defamation barrister warned silk Sue Chrysanthou not to act for Christian Porter in the former attorney general’s defamation case against the ABC over […]

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Silk Sue Chrysanthou denies breaching her barrister duties in acting for Christian Porter
Defamation 2021-05-21 10:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

Senior barrister Sue Chrysanthou has rejected claims that she has failed in her duties as a barrister by representing federal minister Christian Porter in his […]

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Loss of Christian Porter’s silk in defamation case would be ‘a very big deal’, court hears
Legal Ethics 2021-05-19 9:13 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Christian Porter has won access to communications by the woman behind a challenge to his legal representation in a defamation case against the ABC, after […]

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Christian Porter’s lawyers accuse ABC of ‘improper’ allegations against silk
Defamation 2021-05-17 6:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

Lawyers retained by former attorney-general Christian Porter have accused the ABC of making “improper” allegations against Porter’s counsel, who is facing calls for her to […]

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Judge hits pause on Christian Porter defamation case amid dispute over top silk
Defamation 2021-05-14 12:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has temporarily adjourned former attorney-general Christian Porter’s defamation lawsuit against the ABC over its coverage of historic rape allegations pending the outcome of […]

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Law firms behind rival Allianz class actions to press for novel alternative to beauty parade
Class Actions 2021-04-23 3:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

Two law firms bringing competing class actions against insurance giant Allianz have proposed to resolve the duplication by jointly running just one of the cases, […]

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Settlement reached in former real estate partner’s feud with Piper Alderman
Business of Law 2021-04-21 1:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

Piper Alderman has settled a dispute with a former partner who claimed the law firm discriminated against her when she was ousted from the partnership. […]

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S&P may ask judge to disqualify himself from class action over ratings defects
Class Actions 2021-03-26 12:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge who oversaw a 39-day trial in 2018 in multiple class actions against S&P Global may be asked by the ratings agency to step […]

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‘A disappointing result’: Judge approves $25M settlement in Dick Smith class actions
Class Actions 2021-03-17 11:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has approved a “disappointing” $25 million settlement in long-running class action litigation over the collapse of electronics retailer Dick Smith with claims worth […]

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High Court rejects Rinehart’s ‘very odd’ special leave bid in dispute over mining assets
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-03-15 8:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has rejected special leave applications by mining magnate Gina Rinehart to appeal a ruling which only partially stayed a legal dispute over […]

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