Most Recent
Vic Solar hit with $3M penalty for consumer law violations
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-05-10 10:10 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has hit solar panel supplier Vic Solar with a $3 million penalty for breaching the consumer law by making misleading representations in thousands […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Millionaire couple sues developer over artistic rendering of $10M dream home
Real Estate 2021-01-28 4:00 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The wealthy owners of a Melbourne shoe manufacturer are taking a unit of property developer JD Group to trial this week, alleging “artist impressions” of […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

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 […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Law firm seeks $16M from $112M Robodebt class action settlement
Class Actions 2021-01-11 3:42 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The law firm that led an unfunded class action against the Federal government over the controversial Robodebt scheme will ask the court to approve up […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Robodebt judge will have fight on hands if government challenges class action legal fees
Class Actions 2020-12-15 8:01 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The applicant in the settled Robodebt class action has warned a judge he will have a “dispute on [his] hands” if the government presses an […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Robodebt class action settles for $112M on first day of trial
Class Actions 2020-11-16 1:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

The parties in a class action against the Federal Government over the controversial Robodebt scheme have reached an $112 million settlement as the first day […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Judge criticises ‘unhelpful’ Robodebt class action applicants as discovery narrows
Class Actions 2020-07-30 3:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has narrowed discovery in a class action against the Commonwealth of Australia over allegedly unlawful Robodebt payments, criticising the lead applicants for persisting […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Judge accused of ‘very aggressively’ attacking government’s Robodebt defence
Class Actions 2020-06-16 2:30 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has been accused of “very aggressively” raising issues with a barrister for the Federal Government over its failure to amend its defence in […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Robodebt recipients won’t be asked to waive class action claims
Class Actions 2020-06-04 6:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

Centrelink recipients eligible for a share of $721 million in refunds on debts paid as part of the controversial Robodebt scheme will not be asked […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Government’s $721M Robodebt refund ignores damages claims, class action lawyer says
Class Actions 2020-05-29 8:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Morrison Government will refund Centrelink recipients $721 million in debts paid as part of the controversial Robodebt scheme at the centre of a class […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.