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Banksia class action funder admits court was misled on fees, says commission shouldn’t suffer
Class Actions 2020-07-27 5:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

The litigation funder behind the class action over Banksia Securities’ collapse has admitted it misled a costs consultant retained to report to the court on […]

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Mark Elliott’s bank records sought in Banksia class action fee dispute
Class Actions 2020-06-30 4:17 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A contradictor investigating alleged professional misconduct on the part of the legal team and funder behind a class action against failed Banksia Securities will subpoena […]

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Judge accused of ‘very aggressively’ attacking government’s Robodebt defence
Class Actions 2020-06-16 2:30 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has been accused of “very aggressively” raising issues with a barrister for the Federal Government over its failure to amend its defence in […]

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Top barrister retained interest in Mark Elliott’s funding co. after wife sold shares, court told
Class Actions 2020-06-09 10:52 am By Christine Caulfield

Court documents sought to be kept confidential in a case alleging professional misconduct against barrister Norman O’Bryan SC in his role as counsel for a […]

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Robodebt recipients won’t be asked to waive class action claims
Class Actions 2020-06-04 6:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

Centrelink recipients eligible for a share of $721 million in refunds on debts paid as part of the controversial Robodebt scheme will not be asked […]

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Banksia class action funder can’t keep details of misconduct claims under wraps
Class Actions 2020-06-03 10:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has rejected calls to keep confidential the details of professional misconduct claims against the funder and lawyers behind the Banksia Securities class action, […]

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Government’s $721M Robodebt refund ignores damages claims, class action lawyer says
Class Actions 2020-05-29 8:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Morrison Government will refund Centrelink recipients $721 million in debts paid as part of the controversial Robodebt scheme at the centre of a class […]

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Banksia class action law firm flags proportionate liability argument
Class Actions 2020-05-19 5:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

The law firm facing scrutiny over its legal fees in a class action over the collapse of Banksia Securities will argue that if it is […]

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Top silk ‘joked’ with class action lawyer Mark Elliott about misleading fee expert, court told
Class Actions 2020-05-05 5:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

A prominent silk deliberately misled a cost consultant retained to provide an opinion on the barrister’s fees to a court overseeing a class action over […]

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Judge rejects funder’s bid to send Banksia class action fee dispute to mediation
Class Actions 2020-04-27 4:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

The funder behind the Banksia Securities class action has failed in a bid to have an outstanding case over legal fees and its commission sent […]

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