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Airbags class action against Volkswagen suffers High Court loss
Appeals 2024-02-08 10:28 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has refused special leave in a failed class action against Volkswagen over allegedly defective Takata airbags. Lead plaintiff in the Quinn Emanuel-led […]

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Judge discontinues council class action against insurer JLT, won’t pause clock
Class Actions 2024-01-22 11:51 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has discontinued a class action by Victorian councils against insurer JLT Risk Solutions, but has departed from the decisions of two other judges […]

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Grocon’s back-atcha argument on privilege fails in Barangaroo spat with Infrastructure NSW
Construction 2023-12-14 4:24 pm By Sam Matthews

Grocon has lost yet another argument over documents in its lawsuit against Infrastructure NSW over a stalled $2 billion Central Barangaroo development project, with a […]

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Grocon’s system for identifying privileged docs ‘far from reliable’: judge
Construction 2023-11-13 8:03 am By Sam Matthews

Grocon has taken another hit in its $270 million lawsuit against Infrastructure NSW over a stalled $2 billion Central Barangaroo development project, with a judge […]

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High Court asked to revive Volkswagen airbags class action
High Court 2023-10-04 9:14 pm By Sam Matthews

A failed class action against Volkswagen over Takata airbags is seeking special leave from the High Court, arguing an appeals court was wrong to find […]

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Grocon can’t shield legal advice over Barangaroo sight lines
Construction 2023-09-25 2:21 pm By Sam Matthews

Grocon has taken a hit in its $270 million lawsuit against Infrastructure NSW over a stalled $2 billion Central Barangaroo development project, with a judge […]

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Takata airbags class action against Volkswagen fails again
Appeals 2023-09-05 10:41 am By Cindy Cameronne

A class action against Volkswagen over allegedly deadly Takata airbags has failed a second time after an appeals court found “a merely speculative” risk of […]

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Downer EDI class actions call for stay of rival cases in four-way fight
Class Actions 2023-07-11 5:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

The applicants in competing class actions against Downer EDI have set out their proposals for the courts overseeing the cases, with two calling for orders […]

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ASIC says James Mawhinney’s defamation case doesn’t clear ‘serious harm’ bar
Defamation 2023-02-06 4:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has hit back at a defamation suit by Mayfair 101 founder James Mawhinney over a media release, saying it […]

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Mayfair’s James Mawhinney wins reversal of 20-year ban
Appeals 2022-09-15 11:08 am By Sam Matthews

The founder of beleaguered investment group Mayfair 101, James Mawhinney, has won an appeal against a decision that saw him banned from soliciting funds or […]

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