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Judge rejects 7-Eleven’s ‘risky’ bid for pre-trial ruling on objections to evidence
Class Actions 2021-05-03 9:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has shot down what he called a “risky” but novel proposal by 7-Eleven for a pre-trial ruling on sample objections to the relevance […]

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‘Undervalued’ Lendlease land purchase roils one of Australia’s richest families
Real Estate 2021-04-20 5:33 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The children of one of Australia’s wealthiest families are locked in a legal battle, with a judge preliminarily allowing the daughter to bring derivative proceedings […]

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Surfstitch class action lawyers’ conduct not ‘egregious’, but payout should be capped, judge says
Class Actions 2021-02-22 3:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has signed off on a settlement in two shareholder class actions against clothing retailer Surfstitch, but has capped the legal costs and commissions […]

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7-Eleven to face new unconscionability claims in franchisee class action
Class Actions 2020-11-13 9:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two class actions on behalf of 7-Eleven franchisees plan to expand their case against the convenience store chain by adding new allegations of systemic unconscionable […]

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Gilbert + Tobin escapes Sydney businessman Charif Kazal’s ‘incoherent’ claims
Corporate 2020-07-20 10:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Gilbert + Tobin has won the dismissal of claims brought by businessmen Charif and Tarek Kazal over an alleged dishonest scheme to rob […]

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Parties in 7-Eleven class actions clash over costs after $3.1M discovery ‘blowout’
Franchise 2020-06-22 4:47 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The parties in two class actions brought against 7-Eleven on behalf of franchisees have clashed over the convenience store giant’s alleged $3.1 million discovery costs […]

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Gilbert + Tobin faces appeal by Sydney businessman Charif Kazal
Appeals 2020-08-03 1:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Sydney businessmen Charif and Tarek Kazal have appealed a ruling that found their claims against Gilbert + Tobin over an alleged dishonest scheme to rob […]

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With trial delayed a year, 7-Eleven class actions to pay another $3M in security for costs
Franchise 2020-07-13 8:00 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has ordered two class actions brought against 7-Eleven on behalf of franchisees to pay $3 million in security for costs as trial in […]

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GIlbert + Tobin opposes fix to Charif Kazal’s ‘incomprehensible’ lawsuit
Contracts 2019-11-20 2:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

Gilbert + Tobin is seeking to shut down a lawsuit brought by a firm owned by Sydney business owners Charif and Tarek Kazal after the […]

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Judge ‘defies anyone’ to understand confusing Surfstitch opt out notice
Class Actions 2019-10-25 10:34 am By Miklos Bolza

A judge has ordered the legal teams behind two settled Surfstitch class actions to have another crack at the opt out notice, saying the current […]

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