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Surfstitch class action lawyers’ conduct not ‘egregious’, but payout should be capped, judge says
Class Actions 2021-02-22 3:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has signed off on a settlement in two shareholder class actions against clothing retailer Surfstitch, but has capped the legal costs and commissions […]

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GetSwift slammed for ‘unfair attack’ on judge hearing class action, ASIC case
Class Actions 2021-02-15 7:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

GetSwift has been criticised for its “quite unfair attack” on a Federal Court judge who refused to disqualify himself from hearing a shareholder class action […]

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Arnold Bloch Leibler hits Slater & Gordon with cross-claim in shareholder class action
Class Actions 2020-12-14 9:26 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Arnold Bloch Leibler has hit back at a class action by Slater & Gordon shareholders accusing it of misleading and deceptive conduct and breaching its […]

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Former solicitor general to act as contradictor in GetSwift recusal appeal
Alan Shearer 2020-11-25 4:42 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Former solicitor general Justin Gleeson SC has been appointed contradictor in GetSwift’s battle to have the judge overseeing a shareholder class action disqualify himself from […]

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Ernst & Young to be sued in class action over Slater & Gordon audits
Accounting 2020-10-09 1:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

Professional services firm EY UK has been added as a respondent in a shareholder class action against Pitcher Partners over advice given to law firm […]

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Arnold Bloch Leibler can’t use Slater & Gordon client files in class action defence
Class Actions 2020-10-19 8:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by Arnold Bloch Leibler seeking to use information from its legal work on Slater & Gordon’s $1.2 billion […]

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GetSwift faces scrutiny over shareholder disclosures ahead of planned Canada move
Corporate 2020-10-08 7:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

ASIC and the applicant in a class action against GetSwift have intervened in an application by the logistics provider to relocate its headquarters to Canada, […]

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GetSwift won’t give up bid for judge’s disqualification in class action
Class Actions 2020-09-28 12:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

GetSwift is keeping up its fight to have the judge overseeing a shareholder class action disqualify himself from the proceedings after overseeing the trial in […]

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GetSwift judge won’t disqualify himself from class action
Class Actions 2020-09-09 6:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing a class action against GetSwift has refused to disqualify himself from the proceedings, rejecting claims that he could not be seen to […]

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Trial judge urges common sense in ASIC case against GetSwift
Securities 2020-06-22 4:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has dismissed a defensive bid by ASIC to amend its case against GetSwift mid-trial, instead calling on “common sense” to be injected into […]

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