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Sparke Helmore partner engaged in ‘blatant cover-up’ to hide oversight, trial told
Trials 2021-11-09 8:37 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The Sparke Helmore partner at the centre of a $1 million professional negligence lawsuit attempted to conceal an “oversight of enormous proportions” that is said […]

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Developer relied on Sparke Helmore lawyer to read fine print, trial told
Professional Negligence 2021-11-08 6:52 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The former director of a New South Wales construction company relied on his Sparke Helmore solicitor to read over contracts for sale for him, a […]

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Sparke Helmore loses ‘excessive’ $215,000 security bid in negligence suit
Professional Negligence 2021-10-14 11:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has granted law firm Sparke Helmore’s bid for additional security in a negligence lawsuit brought by a property developer, but agreed the $215,000 […]

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Sparke Helmore’s security demand in $1M negligence case ‘excessive’, court told
Business of Law 2021-09-28 4:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

A property developer suing law firm Sparke Helmore in a $1 million negligence suit has resisted a bid for $215,000 in security for costs made […]

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ASIC to hand over examination transcript in Westpac insider trading case
Financial Services 2021-09-01 5:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

ASIC has agreed to provide Westpac with the transcript of a compulsory examination of one of its traders in court proceedings accusing the bank of […]

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Appeal dismissed in dispute over $81.8M Parklea Markets sale
Appeals 2021-08-18 9:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

Sydney retail personality Con Constantine has lost an appeal seeking to bolster a $4.25 million judgment in his favour over the $81.8 million Parklea Markets […]

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Judge scolds Delta Coal liquidators for late notification of insolvent trading case
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-08-11 1:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has criticised the liquidators of coal mining company Delta for waiting over two years to file insolvent trading proceedings against former […]

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Sparke Helmore wins stay of $1M negligence case for abuse of process
Professional Negligence 2021-07-26 3:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

Sparke Helmore has secured a temporary reprieve in a $1 million negligence lawsuit against it, with a NSW Supreme Court judge staying the case for […]

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Judge vacates Westpac insider trading trial despite ‘misgivings’
Financial Services 2021-07-26 2:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has vacated next year’s trial in ASIC’s insider trading case against Westpac despite “misgivings”, and has made orders regarding confidential evidence after the […]

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Surfstitch class action lawyers’ conduct not ‘egregious’, but payout should be capped, judge says
Class Actions 2021-02-22 3:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has signed off on a settlement in two shareholder class actions against clothing retailer Surfstitch, but has capped the legal costs and commissions […]

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