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Top silk abandons defence, expresses ‘very deep regret’ over conduct in Banksia class action
Class Actions 2020-08-03 6:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

Barrister Norman O’Bryan SC has abandoned his defence of misconduct allegations stemming from the Banksia Securities class action and expressed contrition to the court for […]

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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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Mark Elliott’s bank records sought in Banksia class action fee dispute
Class Actions 2020-06-30 4:17 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A contradictor investigating alleged professional misconduct on the part of the legal team and funder behind a class action against failed Banksia Securities will subpoena […]

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Slater & Gordon settlement armed class action to sue us, Arnold Bloch Leibler tells court
Class Actions 2020-05-27 4:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

Slater and Gordon’s conduct when settling a previous securities class action against it armed the lead plaintiff with the information he needed to later bring […]

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Arnold Bloch Leibler wins access to Quindell due diligence docs
Corporate 2020-05-08 8:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

Arnold Bloch Leibler has been granted access to due diligence docs related to Slater and Gordon’s $1.2 billion acquisition of professional services firm Quindell, to […]

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Judge says funder can’t have cut of Banksia receivers $5.5M settlement with insurer
Class Actions 2020-03-26 3:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

The litigation funder controlled by recently deceased class action lawyer Mark Elliott has lost its bid for a 12.5 per cent commission of a $5.5 […]

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Mark Elliott’s Blackberry found, judge orders search of phone for evidence in Banksia class action
Class Actions 2020-03-26 1:57 pm By Christine Caulfield

The hunt for the missing Blackberry of deceased class action lawyer and funder Mark Elliott is over, and the located phone will now be examined […]

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Solicitors ordered to look for missing phone of deceased class action lawyer
Class Actions 2020-03-03 10:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has directed solicitors for deceased lawyer and funder Mark Elliott to search for his missing mobile phone, which is wanted for potential evidence […]

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‘Serious questions’ raised over conduct of lawyers, funder behind Banksia class action, judge says
Class Actions 2019-09-26 2:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge overseeing a settled class action against failed Banksia Securities has rejected an application to limit a contradictor’s investigation of alleged professional misconduct on […]

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Viva Energy can’t block arbitration in oil tanker dispute, judge says
Arbitration 2019-05-14 3:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has sent a dispute between oil giant Viva Energy and a Panama-based oil transporter over petroleum allegedly contaminated during transport into arbitration. In […]

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