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Banksia class action barristers declare bankruptcy after $21.7M judgment
Class Actions 2021-11-19 9:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

Two former barristers ordered to pay at least $21.7 million in damages and costs for their role in a fraudulent scheme to pocket a windfall […]

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Lawyer takes Banksia class action ruling to appeals court
Appeals 2021-11-08 10:28 am By Christine Caulfield

The Banksia Securities class action saga will return to the appeals court, with a lawyer indicating he plans to challenge last month’s ruling that found […]

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Banksia funder’s son must give ‘full and frank’ explanation of alleged role in fee scandal
Trials 2020-08-21 3:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

Lawyer Alex Elliott, the son of the funder behind the Banksia Securities class action, has been ordered to give a “full, frank and honest” explanation […]

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Judge drags Mark Elliott’s son, costs consultant into Banksia class action fee scandal
Class Actions 2020-08-19 5:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

The son of controversial funder and lawyer Mark Elliott has been joined to proceedings alleging the lawyers behind the Banksia Securities class action conspired to […]

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Ex-Directed Electronics manager dropped lawyers mid-trial in ‘tactical’ move, court hears
Intellectual Property 2020-05-04 1:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

Directed Electronics has slammed a decision by one of its former managers to switch lawyers in the middle of a trial over alleged corporate theft, […]

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Cargill wins bid to shield docs in case over $420M Joe White Maltings sale
Corporate 2018-04-26 8:41 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Cargill has won a discovery dispute in a case alleging fraudulent concealment by Viterra in its $420 million sale of malt producer Joe White Maltings […]

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Cargill’s talks with Allens stay privileged in Viterra case
Corporate 2018-03-08 9:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Viterra Malt has come up short in a second bid to access communications between Cargill Australia and its lawyers, in a case alleging fraudulent concealment […]

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