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Law firm doesn’t have to hand over client files for potential class action
Class Actions 2020-07-23 9:21 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A national law firm has dodged an application for access to the files of its current and former clients brought by lawyers investigating a possible […]

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7-Eleven class actions mull contempt motion after losing appeal over franchisee communications
Class Actions 2020-03-27 3:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicants in two class actions against 7-Eleven are considering bringing a contempt of court motion against the convenience store giant after the Full […]

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Commonwealth Bank’s gripe with alleged whistleblower’s discovery bid ‘ridiculous’, judge says
Employment 2020-03-27 9:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has criticised as “meretricious” and “ridiculous” opposition by Commonwealth Bank of Australia to a discovery application by a former general manager who claims […]

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Citing coronavirus, judge orders limited discovery in ANZ, Westpac ‘junk’ insurance class actions
Class Actions 2020-04-03 11:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

Noting the challenge of searching for documentary evidence while employees are working from home, a judge overseeing two consumer class actions against ANZ and Westpac […]

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HWL Ebsworth must pay indemnity costs in ex-partner spat after ‘unreasonable’ rejection of compromise
Business of Law 2020-03-19 2:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

HWL Ebsworth is on the hook for the legal costs of an unfair dismissal case won by ex-partner Tim Griffiths, and the law firm must […]

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Court slashes $450,000 judgment against HWL Ebsworth
Employment 2019-12-17 4:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has slashed a $450,000 judgment against law firm HWL Ebsworth to $127,000, after finding a former partner who sued the firm for […]

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Judge allows hindsight evidence in lawsuit over Metal Storm’s collapse
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-12-04 3:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

A US institutional investor can use hindsight evidence in its breach of contract case against a former ANZ Bank trustee over the winding up of […]

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HWL Ebsworth says it axed partner for lying about printouts
Business of Law 2019-11-21 9:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

HWL Ebsworth claims it was justified in firing a former partner for being dishonest about why he printed out confidential material, as the firm challenges […]

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Judge rejects ‘arguably excessive’ funder’s commission in KPMG class action
Class Actions 2019-07-31 11:52 am By Miklos Bolza

A judge has rejected a proposed common fund order in the settled KPMG class action, saying the funder’s commission was “arguably excessive” and could result […]

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Ex-HWL Ebsworth lawyer admitted errors in Sydney land tender, court hears
Real Estate 2019-06-19 8:13 pm By Amelia Birnie

A court has heard a former HWL Ebsworth property lawyer admitted to errors in a due diligence report missing crucial flood risk information that is […]

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