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$28M settlement in Arnold Bloch Leibler class action to get court’s OK
Class Actions 2022-03-04 11:05 am By Christine Caulfield

A judge will approve a $28 million settlement resolving a class action against Arnold Bloch Leibler over advice the law firm gave to Slater & […]

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Funder may walk if 40% group costs order rejected in Arrium class action
Class Actions 2022-02-22 9:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

A funder that’s helping foot the bill in a class action against Arrium’s former directors and KPMG may withdraw support if the law firm that’s […]

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Class action against Suncorp unit wants opt out notice delayed till eve of trial
Insurance 2022-02-18 1:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

The law firm behind a consumer class action against Suncorp subsidiary AAI over add-on car insurance says notices to group members should not be sent […]

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CBA class action preps for class closure nod from Full Court
Class Actions 2022-02-16 12:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Lawyers leading a class action against the Commonwealth Bank over its alleged money laundering compliance failures are getting their ducks in a row in the […]

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Class action members guaranteed more than 70% in first case giving lawyers slice of the pie
Class Actions 2022-02-08 2:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

The first order allowing plaintiffs lawyers to take a cut of the proceeds of a class action will guarantee group members in a case against […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2021
Class Actions 2022-01-10 7:52 am By Bianca Hrovat

Class action settlement totals skyrocketed to over $900 million last year, and one law firm negotiated the lion’s share, with $672 million in settlements under […]

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Judge shoots down ‘audacious’ McMillan Shakespeare claim for surplus class action funds
Class Actions 2021-12-22 5:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has rejected an “audacious” attempt by McMillan Shakespeare to recoup a surplus of funds left over after a $9.5 million class action settlement […]

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Judge makes first class action order giving law firm cut of proceeds
Class Actions 2021-12-02 10:24 am By Cindy Cameronne

Saying the funding arrangement would eliminate the possibility that legal costs ate up the majority of any return to group members, a judge overseeing a […]

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Slater & Gordon’s former boss admits to ‘catastrophic error’
Trials 2021-11-26 9:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

Former Slater & Gordon managing director Andrew Grech has told the Federal Court he regretted his “catastrophic error” in approving the $1.2 billion acquisition of […]

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Arnold Bloch Leibler to pay $28M in class action settlement
Class Actions 2021-11-26 6:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firm Arnold Bloch Leibler will part with $28 million in its settlement with Slater & Gordon shareholders over advice ahead of the plaintiffs firm’s […]

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