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Law firm fights ruling in pay feud with its most successful fee earner
Employment 2021-05-11 11:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Melbourne law firm is appealing a ruling that it owes more than $184,000 to a former junior lawyer who earned hundreds of thousands of […]

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Court orders law firm to compensate underpaid junior lawyer despite six figure income
Employment 2021-04-19 5:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Melbourne law firm and its director have been ordered to pay over $184,000 to a former junior lawyer who earned hundreds of thousands of […]

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COVID-19 lockdown challenge tossed by High Court
High Court 2020-11-06 11:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court has unanimously rejected a constitutional challenge against the Victorian government over its COVID-19 lockdown measures. The court on Friday sided with the […]

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Victoria keeps options open in High Court lockdown challenge
Coronavirus 2020-10-16 6:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Victorian government has not decided how it will respond to a constitutional challenge brought in the High Court against the state’s COVID-19 lockdown measures, […]

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Binary options trader hit with $1.8M penalty for ‘systemic’ exploitation
Financial Services 2020-06-18 4:10 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Marshall Islands-based binary options trader has been hit with a $1.8 million penalty after a judge found it engaged in the “deliberate deception of […]

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In loss for Herbert Smith Freehills, court says self-represented law firms can’t recover costs
Business of Law 2020-02-13 4:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Herbert Smith Freehills cannot recover its costs for successfully representing itself in litigation with United Petroleum over the company’s aborted initial public offering, with an […]

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ASIC wins case over options trader’s ‘deliberate deception’
Financial Services 2020-02-05 4:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

ASIC has chalked up a victory in a long-running case against a Marshall Islands-based binary options trader, with a judge finding the trader engaged in […]

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Multiplex wants Hastie liquidators to pay up for betting on set-off limitation
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-11-15 10:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

Multiplex is calling for the liquidators of collapsed engineering services group Hastie to pay its costs, and pay now, for pursuing an action to recover […]

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Barrister ends case against DLA Piper over nearly $100,000 in unpaid fees
Business of Law 2019-03-11 11:37 pm By Christine Caulfield

DLA Piper has reached an agreement with a second barrister who alleged the firm refused to pay him until its client settled the bill, according […]

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DLA Piper resolves QC’s case over $274,000 in unpaid fees
Business of Law 2019-02-22 12:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

DLA Piper appears to have settled a case brought by a Queen’s Counsel alleging it skipped out on $274,000 in fees because the firm’s client […]

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