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Government hit with climate lawsuit over NSW logging agreement
Environment 2021-08-04 9:59 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The Commonwealth has been hit with a lawsuit alleging it failed to take climate change into account when it renewed an agreement with NSW for […]

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Judge orders tweak to CBA insurance rort class action
Class Actions 2021-06-22 5:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicants in a class action against two CBA units over allegedly excessive insurance premiums have been ordered to amend their pleadings to expand […]

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Lawyer wins costs despite rejecting $120,000 settlement offer in defamation case
Defamation 2021-04-21 11:24 am By Miklos Bolza

News Corp and journalist Annette Sharp will have to pay the legal costs of Sydney lawyer Christopher Murphy who won a $110,000 judgment in his […]

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Sydney lawyer wins $110,000 defamation judgment over ‘gossipy and intrusive’ News Corp article
Defamation 2021-04-19 12:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

High profile criminal lawyer Christopher Murphy has been awarded a $110,000 judgment in his defamation case over a “gossipy and intrusive” Daily Telegraph article which […]

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CBA denies fiduciary duty owed to group members in insurance ‘rort’ class action
Class Actions 2021-03-29 1:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two Commonwealth Bank of Australia subsidiaries have denied that they owed fiduciary duties to group members in a class action over allegedly excessive insurance premiums […]

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‘I don’t go to court, I’m the boss’: Lawyer suing Daily Telegraph says poor hearing didn’t affect court attendance
Defamation 2021-03-17 4:31 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A Sydney criminal lawyer who alleges two Daily Telegraph articles defamed him by implying he was too old and deaf to represent clients has told […]

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Barrister turns tables on vision-impaired Daily Telegraph legal team in case over deaf lawyer
Defamation 2021-02-11 1:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

A barrister for a Sydney criminal lawyer who wears hearing aids and is suing News Corp’s Nationwide News over allegedly defamatory Daily Telegraph articles referring […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2020
Analysis 2021-01-12 10:46 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Payouts in class actions in 2020 largely kept pace with the previous year despite the financial strain of the COVID-19 pandemic, with companies and other […]

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Law firm seeks $16M from $112M Robodebt class action settlement
Class Actions 2021-01-11 3:42 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The law firm that led an unfunded class action against the Federal government over the controversial Robodebt scheme will ask the court to approve up […]

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News Corp denies articles suggested lawyer was too old and deaf to represent clients
Defamation 2020-12-18 3:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

A News Corp subsidiary has hit back at a defamation lawsuit by a Sydney-based solicitor claiming two Daily Telegraph articles implied he was too old […]

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