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Zurich won’t OK NZ apartments class action as it mulls High Court appeal
Class Actions 2022-07-29 1:11 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Irish insurer Zurich Insurance has refused consent for a class action over a defective New Zealand apartment block to proceed in the NSW Supreme Court […]

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Zurich loses bid to shut down NZ apartments class action
Insurance 2022-07-21 1:40 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Irish insurer Zurich Insurance has lost its appeal seeking to shut down a class action filed against it in the NSW Supreme Court over a […]

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Zurich rails against ‘exorbitant exercise’ of power in NZ apartment class action
Class Actions 2022-07-06 7:31 pm By Sam Matthews

Irish insurer Zurich Insurance has appealed a judge’s finding that a class action filed against it in the NSW Supreme Court over a defective New […]

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Class action against Zurich over faulty apartments gets go-ahead
Insurance 2021-12-13 5:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

A class action against Irish insurer Zurich Insurance Plc by unit owners of the defective New Zealand-based Victopia Apartments can proceed in Australia after the […]

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Sunwater loses dispute with Liberty over coverage for Queensland floods class action
Insurance 2021-12-08 3:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

Liberty Mutual Insurance does not have to indemnify dam operator Sunwater for its share of a $440 million settlement of the Queensland floods class action, […]

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Worldwide freezing orders not conditional on enforcement prospects, High Court says
Tax 2021-12-08 6:17 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The High Court has granted the ATO’s bid to impose a worldwide freezing order against Chinese property developer Changran Huang, saying the court’s power to […]

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Macarthur-Onslow family feud over ‘undervalued’ Lendlease land shut down by court
Real Estate 2021-08-03 4:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has shut down the latest legal spat between the children of one of Australia’s richest families, finding a lawsuit over a $200 million […]

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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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