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Landmark shareholder class action against Myer dismissed
Class Actions 2020-05-06 1:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A closely watched shareholder class action against Myer over an inflated profit forecast from former CEO Bernie Brookes has been dropped, after a court found […]

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Mark Elliott’s Blackberry found, judge orders search of phone for evidence in Banksia class action
Class Actions 2020-03-26 1:57 pm By Christine Caulfield

The hunt for the missing Blackberry of deceased class action lawyer and funder Mark Elliott is over, and the located phone will now be examined […]

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Mark Elliott’s firm has fees cut by ’embarrassing’ $2M as Murray Goulburn settlement approved
Class Actions 2020-04-07 4:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has signed off on a $37.5 million Murray Goulburn class action settlement but slashed $2 million in legal costs sought by Mark Elliott’s […]

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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 says funder can’t have cut of Banksia receivers $5.5M settlement with insurer
Class Actions 2020-03-26 3:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

The litigation funder controlled by recently deceased class action lawyer Mark Elliott has lost its bid for a 12.5 per cent commission of a $5.5 […]

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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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Legitimacy of barristers’ $2.65M Banksia class action bill in question, court told
Class Actions 2020-04-20 2:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two barristers facing professional misconduct allegations in relation to the Banksia securities class action submitted more than $2.65 million in legal bills without documentation more […]

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Solicitors ordered to look for missing phone of deceased class action lawyer
Class Actions 2020-03-03 10:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has directed solicitors for deceased lawyer and funder Mark Elliott to search for his missing mobile phone, which is wanted for potential evidence […]

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Myer shareholders get second chance to prove loss in class action
Class Actions 2020-02-03 1:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

After failing to persuade the court at trial, shareholders in a class action against Myer have another chance to prove they suffered financial loss after […]

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‘Serious questions’ raised over conduct of lawyers, funder behind Banksia class action, judge says
Class Actions 2019-09-26 2:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge overseeing a settled class action against failed Banksia Securities has rejected an application to limit a contradictor’s investigation of alleged professional misconduct on […]

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