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‘Horse has bolted’: Lawyer Alex Elliott waived right to silence in Banksia case, court hears
Class Actions 2020-10-15 7:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

Lawyer Alex Elliott can’t refuse to hand over evidence in the Banksia class action on the grounds of privilege against self incrimination or exposure to […]

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A tale of two class actions: Helmed by same legal team, Murray Goulburn, Banksia cases chart different paths
Feature 2020-10-05 5:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

In August, the judge overseeing a Federal Court class action against dairy cooperative Murray Goulburn asked the parties to advise him whether the case should […]

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Lawyer Alex Elliott ‘didn’t know any better’, Banksia class action trial hears
Class Actions 2020-11-02 10:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

The son of Banksia class action funder Mark Elliott, who has been accused of complicity in a fraudulent scheme to maximise the profits of the […]

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Mark Elliott’s son admits postdating cheques to Banksia lawyers ‘doesn’t look good’
Class Actions 2020-12-02 11:12 pm By Christine Caulfield

Lawyer Alex Elliott has told a judge he didn’t know when he postdated cheques for members of the Banksia class action legal team that it […]

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Late document dump in Banksia class action a ‘professional disgrace’, court told
Class Actions 2020-11-26 11:48 am By Christine Caulfield

Last-minute discovery of emails by the solicitor facing accusations of complicity in a fraudulent scheme by his father and the barristers leading a class action […]

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Judge won’t hold separate hearing on survival of claim against late Banksia cost consultant
Class Actions 2020-11-05 1:12 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge overseeing the misconduct trial in the Banksia Securities class action has rejected a bid by a lawyer for the deceased cost consultant in […]

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Banksia funder Mark Elliott’s ‘practice’ of deleting emails doesn’t gel, court told
Class Actions 2020-10-30 10:12 pm By Christine Caulfield

A routine practice by the funder behind the scandal-ridden Banksia class action of deleting emails, documented in a letter by his solicitors just days before […]

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Banksia funder’s son says threat to scrap $64M class action settlement ‘didn’t feel right’
Class Actions 2020-12-03 5:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

The son of Banksia Securities class action funder Mark Elliott questioned his father on whether it was “right” to rip up a $64 million settlement […]

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Insurer may be dragged into Banksia class action after death of cost consultant
Class Actions 2020-10-08 6:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

The cost consultant joined as a defendant in the trial over alleged misconduct by the Banksia class action legal team has died, the second person […]

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Lawyer Alex Elliott was ‘de facto’ solicitor for Banksia class action, judge told
Class Actions 2020-10-06 4:09 pm By Christine Caulfield

Lawyer Alex Elliott was complicit in a plan by his late father to mislead the court and group members in the Banksia class action, to […]

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