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Ex-Greenwoods partner asks High Court to weigh in on whistleblower protections
High Court 2023-10-04 11:25 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A former Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills partner who claims he was sacked for complaining about Lendlease’s attempts to avoid tax liability has asked the […]

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Class action members reap rewards of competition, but at what cost?
Analysis 2023-09-21 11:55 pm By Sam Matthews

The judge who rewarded the law firm with the lowest ever GCO proposal with carriage of an $80 million class action this week noted the […]

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Record-low GCO rate in Star class action not loss-leading pricing, judge says
Class Actions 2023-09-20 11:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

The winning, 14 per cent contingency fee proposal by Slater & Gordon in a fight to run a class action against Star Entertainment was not […]

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Law firm with lowest ever GCO wins battle to run Star class action
Class Actions 2023-09-19 12:12 pm By Sam Matthews

One law firm has emerged victorious in a four-way contest to run a shareholder class action against Star Entertainment with the lowest proposed group costs […]

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RCR Tomlinson shareholders reach $40M class action settlement
Class Actions 2023-09-15 11:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

Shareholders of failed engineering firm RCR Tomlinson have secured a $40 million settlement in a class action brought over alleged misleading ASX statements. The in-principle […]

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COVID-19 insurance class action members can ‘have their cake and eat it too’: judge
Insurance 2023-09-08 11:55 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge considering bids to de-class COVID-19 business interruption class actions has said group members can sign up for the representative proceedings but later decide […]

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Former Greenwoods partner suffers setback in Lendlease tax dodge suit
Employment 2023-08-30 12:19 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Court has dealt a blow to a sacked Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills partner seeking $13 million in compensation from his former firm […]

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AMP to pay $110M to settle shareholder class action
Class Actions 2023-08-21 11:30 am By Cindy Cameronne

A shareholder class action that was filed in the wake of the banking royal commission over AMP’s fees-for-no-service practices has settled for $110 million.  The […]

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Class action would have been ‘infinitely better’ than COVID-19 insurance test cases, judge says
Class Actions 2023-07-26 11:24 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge overseeing four COVID-19 business interruption class actions has questioned a decision by insurers to use ten test cases to resolve the issue of […]

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Firm with lowest contingency fee wins praise in Star class action beauty parade
Class Actions 2023-06-28 11:41 pm By Sam Matthews

As the knives come out in a contest between four law firms battling to run an $80 million class action against Star Entertainment, a court-appointed […]

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