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Allianz says joint class action would eliminate competition in contingency fee rates
Class Actions 2021-07-16 3:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

Consolidation of two consumer class actions against Allianz would do away with competition in a contest to lead a single case that would force a […]

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Former Arrium directors point finger at KPMG in class action defence
Class Actions 2021-07-06 2:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

Four executives of the failed Arrium have named auditor KPMG as a “concurrent wrongdoer” in defending a shareholder class action over a $754 million capital […]

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After triumphing in beauty parade, Maurice Blackburn seeks stay of PFM’s Boral class action
Class Actions 2021-06-30 7:03 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

After winning a three-way contest to lead a shareholder class action against construction giant Boral, Maurice Blackburn is seeking to stay a competing class action […]

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Barrister Dion Fahey says fun key to staving off burnout in the ‘blood sport’ of litigation
Litigation Rising Stars 2021-06-08 12:40 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The best piece of career advice barrister Dion Fahey ever got had nothing to do with getting ahead. “It’s a marathon, not a sprint,” he […]

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Court urged to reject law firm’s contingency fee bid in ANZ, Westpac class actions
Class Actions 2021-06-03 10:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Victoria Supreme Court judge weighing for the first time an application by a law firm for a percentage cut of recoveries in class actions […]

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Lawyerly announces Litigation Rising Stars of 2021
Litigation Rising Stars 2021-05-28 9:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Lawyerly is pleased to announce the winners of its inaugural Litigation Rising Stars competition, which honours 30 lawyers under the age of 40 for their […]

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Judge baulks at law firm’s $13.8M bill in settled Woolworths class action
Class Actions 2021-05-20 9:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has refused to sign off on $13.8 million in fees sought by law firm Maurice Blackburn as part of a $44.5 million settlement […]

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Law firm should rethink putting up own solicitor as expert in group costs order bid, judge says
Class Actions 2021-04-30 12:03 pm By Christine Caulfield

The judge overseeing the first ever bid for a group costs order in a class action that will give the plaintiff’s law firm a percentage […]

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Domino’s loses bid to strike out underpayments class action
Class Actions 2021-04-13 10:35 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has dismissed an application by Domino’s Pizza to strike out the pleadings in a class action accusing the pizza giant of making misleading […]

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Court orders G8 class action plaintiff to remove redaction from costs agreement
Class Actions 2021-04-12 11:00 am By Miklos Bolza

A judge has ordered the lead applicant in a shareholder class action against G8 Education to disclose a previously redacted clause of a costs agreement […]

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