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Plastic surgeon and TikTok celeb can’t stop ABC from airing Four Corners episode
Defamation 2021-10-21 4:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

A plastic surgeon followed by more than 5 million TikTok users has lost an urgent bid to block the ABC from airing an episode of […]

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Social media surgeon seeks urgent injunction ahead of Four Corners episode
Media 2021-10-20 9:32 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A Sydney-based plastic surgeon with more than 5 million followers on TikTok has taken the ABC to court to block an upcoming episode of Four […]

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Contingency fee law to blame for failure of first class action GCO bid
Class Actions 2021-09-16 11:27 pm By Christine Caulfield

A ruling this week that rejected the first application for a group costs order in a class action because the applicants were better off with […]

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Judge rejects first ever bid for contingency fees in class action
Class Actions 2021-09-14 9:57 am By Christine Caulfield

Saying the interests of class action members “must be given primacy”, a judge has rejected the first bid for a group costs order in a […]

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Jury trial bid rejected in Barilaro’s case against YouTube star Jordan Shanks
Defamation 2021-08-31 9:51 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has dismissed an application by YouTube comedian Jordan Shanks for a jury trial in a defamation case brought by NSW Deputy Premier John […]

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Barilaro plans ‘wholesale attack’ on Youtuber Jordan Shanks’ truth defence
Defamation 2021-07-09 2:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro will seek to strike out YouTube star Jordan Shanks’ defence to a defamation lawsuit which argues the imputation that the […]

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YouTuber Jordan Shanks brings truth defence in defamation case by NSW deputy premier
Defamation 2021-07-08 6:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

YouTube star Jordan Shanks has filed his defence to NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro’s defamation lawsuit, claiming imputations from one of his videos that the […]

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Court urged to reject law firm’s contingency fee bid in ANZ, Westpac class actions
Class Actions 2021-06-03 10:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Victoria Supreme Court judge weighing for the first time an application by a law firm for a percentage cut of recoveries in class actions […]

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Law firm should rethink putting up own solicitor as expert in group costs order bid, judge says
Class Actions 2021-04-30 12:03 pm By Christine Caulfield

The judge overseeing the first ever bid for a group costs order in a class action that will give the plaintiff’s law firm a percentage […]

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Lawyer gets greenlight to file late defamation suit against Ten
Defamation 2021-03-16 5:22 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Sydney solicitor has won an extension of time to file a defamation case against Network Ten after an appeals court found he had valid […]

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