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Sparke Helmore loses ‘excessive’ $215,000 security bid in negligence suit
Professional negligence 2021-10-14 11:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has granted law firm Sparke Helmore’s bid for additional security in a negligence lawsuit brought by a property developer, but agreed the $215,000 […]

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Sparke Helmore’s security demand in $1M negligence case ‘excessive’, court told
Business of Law 2021-09-28 4:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

A property developer suing law firm Sparke Helmore in a $1 million negligence suit has resisted a bid for $215,000 in security for costs made […]

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Sparke Helmore wins stay of $1M negligence case for abuse of process
Professional negligence 2021-07-26 3:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

Sparke Helmore has secured a temporary reprieve in a $1 million negligence lawsuit against it, with a NSW Supreme Court judge staying the case for […]

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‘Absolutely not’: Judge won’t hold Ethicon-type trial in TFS pelvic mesh class action
Class Actions 2021-04-23 10:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

Hoping to avoid a lengthy trial like the 89-day hearing in the pelvic mesh class action against Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon, a judge has suggested […]

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Scenic Tours passengers can claim damages for disappointment, High Court rules
Class Actions 2020-04-24 11:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

Passengers on 5-star European river cruises operated by Scenic Tours can claim damages for disappointment after they were forced to take buses for most of […]

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Liquidator must personally pay litigation costs for ‘unreasonable’ behaviour, court says
Restructuring & Insolvency 2020-04-08 7:47 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A liquidator who ‘provoked litigation’ must personally pay the costs of the proceedings brought by a creditor of defunct company Azmac because of his ‘unreasonable’ […]

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Court rules international passengers can join Scenic Tours class action
Class Actions 2020-03-09 10:41 am By Cat Fredenburgh

International passengers from five countries have been given the go-ahead to join a class action alleging travel agency Scenic Tours owes damages to European cruise […]

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Court finds Atlas liquidators entitled to view Ashurst advice
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-12-02 3:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

The liquidators of Atlas Construction have won access to advice supplied by law firm Ashurst as they pursue examination proceedings against two of the company’s […]

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Lawyers can advance potential new class action against Scenic Tours over disrupted European cruises
Class Actions 2019-09-27 8:20 pm By Amelia Birnie

Lawyers pursuing a class action against Scenic Tours on behalf of passengers whose European cruises were interrupted by severe flooding have been granted preliminary discovery […]

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In new class action defence, Scenic Tours says passengers can’t rely on it to control weather
Class Actions 2019-09-18 3:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

A class action alleging travel agency Scenic Tours owes damages to European cruise passengers forced to take buses when heavy rain flooded waterways is still […]

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