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Class action against On The Run wants to drop claims by trainees
Class Actions 2021-10-12 3:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

Class action claims brought by trainees against convenience store chain On The Run may be discontinued because of high costs and lack of commonality if […]

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Ex-gangland lawyer fined for misleading Legal Services Commissioner
Legal Ethics 2021-08-16 12:50 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A Melbourne lawyer, who formerly represented gangland figures, has been reprimanded and fined $9,000, after a court found he recklessly misled the Victorian Legal Services […]

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High Court deals crushing defeat to casual workers
Employment 2021-08-04 10:51 am By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has found casual employees who work regular shifts are not entitled to paid annual, personal and compassionate leave under the Fair Work […]

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CBA class action applicant can’t share in group members’ privilege, court finds
Class Actions 2021-07-27 6:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicant in a class action against CBA does not have the right to view fund management documents relevant to the case despite representing […]

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Security for costs not a matter of merits, CBA class action judge says
Class Actions 2021-01-08 9:53 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A fight over whether a class action applicant must fork over security for costs is not a matter of the strength of the case, says […]

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Judge signs off on Appco class action settlement in ‘rather unusual circumstances’
Class Actions 2020-12-22 4:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has approved a settlement he previously expressed a “nagging feeling of disquiet” about in a class action against fundraiser Appco Group, after group […]

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Judge expresses ‘nagging feeling of disquiet’ about $1.9M Appco class action settlement
Employment 2020-11-30 9:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has again postponed signing off on a $1.9 million settlement in a $65 million sham contracting class action against fundraiser Appco Group after […]

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$1.9M settlement is best it’s going to get, says law firm behind Appco class action
Class Actions 2020-10-29 2:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

Facing an uphill battle to win approval for a $1.9 million settlement in a sham contracting class action against fundraiser Appco Group, a lawyer for […]

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Class members would get ‘diddly-squat’ in $1.9M Appco settlement, judge says
Class Actions 2020-10-09 1:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has said further investigation into the financial position of Appco Group is needed before he can sign off on a $1.9 million settlement […]

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Court approves settlement with ANZ in 7-Eleven class actions
Franchise 2020-08-25 6:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has signed off on a settlement that releases ANZ from two class actions by 7-Eleven franchisees that alleged the bank engaged in unconscionable […]

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