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Lendlease says ex-Greenwoods partner made contact after alleged dismissal for tax dodge complaints
Matthew Darke 2024-06-11 3:52 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Lendlease has hit back at a lawsuit by a former Greenwoods & Freehills partner who alleged he was sacked for complaining about the company’s “aggressive taxation position”, claiming the partner reached out after he left the firm welcoming the chance to work with the company again.

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‘Grossly excessive’: Energy broker can’t enforce confidentiality agreement
Employment 2024-05-28 11:31 pm By Andy Sidler

A judge has blasted energy broker Energy Action’s bid for interim orders enforcing a confidentiality agreement against a former employee who jumped ship to a competitor, calling the bid “grossly excessive”.

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High Court won’t hear ex-Greenwoods partner’s appeal in Lendlease whistleblower case
Employment 2024-02-08 11:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

A former Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills partner who alleges he was sacked for complaining about Lendlease’s “aggressive taxation position” has lost a bid to argue before the High Court that his claims are covered by new whistleblower protections.

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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 High Court to overrule a judgment finding recent changes to whistleblower protections do not apply retrospectively to cover his claims.

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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 and Lendlease, finding new whistleblower protections do not apply retrospectively to cover his claims.

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‘Absurd and unworkable’: Lendlease pans ex-Greenwoods partner’s argument in tax dodge case
Employment 2023-05-22 9:16 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A sacked Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills partner seeking $13 million in compensation from his former firm and Lendlease has been criticised for claiming that whistleblower protections introduced in 2019 “wouldn’t make sense” if they did not apply retroactively.

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Full Court to decide scope of whistleblower laws in ex-Greenwoods partner’s $13M case
Employment 2023-03-22 11:42 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge hearing a lawsuit by an ex-Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills partner seeking $13 million in compensation from his former firm and Lendlease has ordered that the court first decide whether new whistleblower protections apply retrospectively.

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Judge doubts utility of Full Court hearing in sacked Greenwoods partner’s case
Employment 2022-10-06 4:02 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has raised concerns about the utility of referring a satellite dispute over whistleblower protections to the Full Court in a $13 million lawsuit brought by an ex-Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills partner.

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Sacked partner in Lendlease ‘tax dodge’ suit wants Full Court to weigh in on whistleblower laws
Employment 2022-09-19 12:49 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A former Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills partner wants the Full Court to decide whether whistleblower protections apply retrospectively in a $13 million suit alleging he was sacked for complaining about the tax avoidance strategy of construction giant Lendlease.

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Sacked partner in Lendlease ‘tax dodge’ suit not a protected whistleblower, court told
Employment 2022-09-06 11:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

The protective scope of whistleblower laws will be tested in a $13 million suit brought by a former Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills partner allegedly sacked for complaining about the tax avoidance strategy of construction giant Lendlease, the advisory firm’s biggest client.

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