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Court limits ‘fishing’ in ousted Piper Alderman partner’s sex discrimination case
Business of Law April 23, 2020 12:52 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Piper Alderman will spend the next six weeks gathering documents for a former partner who is seeking to revive her unlawful discrimination case against the […]

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Hicksons says female partner denied promotion due to poor performance
Employment April 6, 2020 3:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

Hicksons Lawyers has denied accusations of sexual discrimination by a female ex-partner who was denied a promotion to equity partner, saying she was passed over […]

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Commonwealth Bank’s gripe with alleged whistleblower’s discovery bid ‘ridiculous’, judge says
Employment March 27, 2020 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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Ousted Piper Alderman partner says sex discrimination case a matter of ‘public importance’
Business of Law March 4, 2020 2:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

A former Piper Alderman partner is seeking to revive her unlawful discrimination case dismissed last year by the Australian Human Rights Commission, saying the seriousness […]

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‘Don’t tell me you’re pregnant’: Equity partner track under fire in sex discrimination case
Employment January 14, 2020 5:06 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The managing partner of Hicksons Lawyers has been accused of saying that if a former partner got pregnant, it would “ruin all [his] plans,” according […]

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Ousted Piper Alderman partner to expand case against firm
Business of Law December 9, 2019 12:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former senior Piper Alderman partner who lodged a sex discrimination case against the firm and was forced off the partnership in June is broadening […]

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Israel Folau ups damages claim against Rugby Australia to $14M
Adam Hochroth November 27, 2019 9:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

Former Wallabies player Israel Folau, who was sacked over homophobic social media posts, has increased the damages he is seeking in his unfair dismissal case […]

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Ex-Piper Alderman partner’s sex discrimination case back on
Business of Law November 8, 2019 10:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

A former Piper Alderman partner who filed a sex discrimination case against the law firm and was ousted from the partnership months later, is pressing […]

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Sacked lawyer gets go-ahead to bring sex discrimination case against firm
Employment November 7, 2019 10:13 pm By Hannah Gee

A former national law firm partner who claims she was overlooked for promotion to equity partner because she is a woman has won leave to […]

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Female barristers doing more work for less overall pay, new report shows
Business of Law October 11, 2019 5:28 pm By Amelia Birnie

A new report from the Law Council of Australia has revealed female barristers are doing more work for less money overall, with equitable briefing improvements […]

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