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Judge says G8 Education can seek security in advance of group costs order
Class Actions 2021-02-26 2:36 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has said that Australia’s largest childcare centre operator, G8 Education, can apply for security for costs before a group costs order in a […]

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Judge to hear first application for group costs order in ANZ, Westpac class actions
Class Actions 2021-02-24 6:24 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The first ever application for a group costs order will be heard in class actions against ANZ and Westpac, and the judge weighing the application […]

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Judge concerned about law firm’s legal costs in $44.5M Woolworths class action settlement
Class Actions 2021-02-12 12:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has raised questions about an estimated $13.6 million in legal costs to be sought in an upcoming approval hearing on a $44.5 million […]

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Arrium class action at centre of brewing fight over contingency fee orders
Class Actions 2021-02-05 4:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

Whether a contingency fee order made in a Victoria Supreme Court class action can survive a transfer application to a NSW court could be the […]

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Woolworths to pay $44.5M to settle shareholder class action
Class Actions 2021-01-29 4:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A $100 million shareholder class action against supermarket giant Woolworths has settled for $44.5 million, a few days before a 15-day trial was set to […]

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$100M Woolworths shareholder class action set for February hearing
Class Actions 2021-01-20 3:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

Trial is set to begin February 2 in a $100 million shareholder class action against Woolworths over a February 2015 profit downgrade that allegedly led […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2020
Analysis 2021-01-12 10:46 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Payouts in class actions in 2020 largely kept pace with the previous year despite the financial strain of the COVID-19 pandemic, with companies and other […]

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Funder to seek 30% cut from $9.5M McMillan Shakespeare class action settlement
Class Actions 2020-11-10 9:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The funder that backed a class action against McMillan Shakespeare over ‘illusory’ car warranties, which settled for less than 20 per cent of the $47.6 […]

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McMillan Shakespeare to pay $9.5M to settle $47.6M class action
Class Actions 2020-11-09 3:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicant in a $47.6 million class action against McMillan Shakespeare over ‘illusory’ car warranties will seek court approval for a $9.5 million settlement, […]

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Notice to all Slater & Gordon shareholders unnecessary, judge says as Pitcher Partners case scrapped
Class Actions 2020-11-05 5:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

Notice of the discontinuance of a class action on behalf of Slater & Gordon shareholders against Pitcher Partners need not be sent to all group […]

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