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Legal privilege over jab mandate advice waived with counsel’s failure to object, court says
Coronavirus 2022-06-17 9:57 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has ruled that a senior Queensland police official waived legal professional privilege during cross examination, allowing the plaintiffs in a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination […]

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The show must not go on: Craig McLachlan drops defamation case
Defamation 2022-05-20 6:13 pm By Sam Matthews

Actor Craig McLachlan has dropped his defamation suit against the ABC, Fairfax and actress Christie Whelan Browne mid-trial just as the defence was due to […]

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Eleven women to testify they were harassed by actor Craig McLachlan
Trials 2022-05-10 9:30 pm By Sam Matthews

Eleven women will give evidence of sexually inappropriate behaviour by actor Craig McLachlan in his defamation case against Rocky Horror Show co-star Christie Whelan Browne […]

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Showbiz ‘different to other workplaces’, Craig McLachlan’s lawyer tells court
Defamation 2022-05-09 9:41 pm By Sam Matthews

A parade of actors are expected to take the stand and testify against Craig McLachlan at a trial that kicked off Monday in his defamation […]

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ASIC can’t duck case by G8 Education’s ex-chair over alleged unlawful examination
White Collar 2022-05-03 5:49 pm By Sam Matthews

ASIC has lost a bid to dismiss former G8 Education chair Jennifer Hutson’s application seeking declarations that she was unlawfully examined by the regulator over […]

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Top silk had to take Christian Porter brief under cab rank rule, court hears
Legal Ethics 2022-04-20 8:29 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Former attorney-general Christian Porter has told the Full Court that silk Sue Chrysanthou had to act for him in his defamation action against the ABC […]

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Connective directors hit with indemnity costs for ‘outrageous’ conduct in shareholder stoush
Securities 2022-04-06 4:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

The directors of mortgage aggregator Connective Services have been hit with indemnity costs for their “outrageous conduct” in pursuing litigation against a company shareholder, including […]

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‘Bad luck’: Judge denies penniless Captain Cook College’s appeal delay bid
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-04-05 8:59 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has rejected an application by training provider Captain Cook College to postpone the hearing of its appeal in a case won by the […]

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Macquarie a ‘knowing participant’ in Connective shareholder oppression, court says
Corporate 2022-03-28 8:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two directors of mortgage aggregator Connective engaged in oppressive conduct towards a minority shareholder and Macquarie Bank was a “knowing participant” when it acquired $5 […]

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Law firm’s bill for distributing Robodebt class action settlement cut by $1M
Class Actions 2022-03-24 1:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has ordered that $1.27 million be set aside to cover the costs of the law firm administering the settlement in the class action […]

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