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‘Not a shred of evidence’: Judge questions appeal in HWL Ebsworth negligence suit
Appeals 2021-11-25 9:31 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has questioned property developer PPK Group’s challenge to the dismissal of its long-running negligence case against HWL Ebsworth over the $25.5 million sale […]

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Developer PPK Group appeals defeat in HWL Ebsworth negligence suit
Professional Negligence 2021-09-10 2:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

Property developer PPK Group is challenging the dismissal of its long-running negligence case against law firm HWL Ebsworth over the $25.5 million sale of Crown-owned […]

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‘Dysfunctional work relationship’ with Pendal boss no cause for intervention, FWC says
Employment 2021-08-23 4:50 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A Pendal fund manager who accused his boss of constant insults and belittling has lost his application for an order to stop bullying, with the […]

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Whistleblower laws don’t apply retrospectively, judge says in ANZ bank trader’s case
Employment 2020-12-11 5:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has thrown out the portion of a lawsuit brought by an ANZ trader who was sacked in 2015 that was brought under enhanced […]

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HWL Ebsworth defeats negligence lawsuit over Sydney land tender
Professional Negligence 2020-12-09 1:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

HWL Ebsworth has successfully defended a negligence lawsuit over the $25.5 million sale of Crown-owned Sydney land to property developer PPK Group, with a court […]

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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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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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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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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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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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