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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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HWL Ebsworth partners on trial for alleged negligence over Sydney land tender
Real Estate 2019-06-14 11:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

HWL Ebsworth’s partners are facing trial in a case blaming the law firm and the NSW government for losses stemming from the $28.5 million sale […]

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Ex-HWL Ebsworth partner wins $450,000 for ‘irrational’ termination
Employment 2019-06-06 9:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former partner expelled from HWL Ebsworth has been awarded $450,000 in damages after the NSW Supreme Court found the reasons for the termination were […]

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HWL must produce files in case accusing partner of diverting client funds to pay legal bill
Legal Ethics 2019-05-08 9:06 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has dismissed HWL Ebsworth’s claims of a “fishing expedition” and granted discovery of a slew of internal documents relevant to allegations a partner […]

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Addisons partner can inspect documents in Bega, Fonterra trade mark dispute
Intellectual Property 2019-04-05 9:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

Bega Cheese has presuaded a court to allow a partner from Addisons Lawyers to access select confidential documents, expanding the confidentiality regime at the heart […]

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