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No evidence Ben Roberts-Smith given full benefit of presumption of innocence, appeals court told
Defamation 2024-02-05 11:34 pm By Sam Matthews

The judge who found that disgraced soldier Ben Roberts-Smith committed war crimes in Afghanistan did not show “full consideration of the presumption of innocence” in […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2023
Top 10 Class Action Settlements 2024-01-05 4:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Companies and government entities paid out less to settle class actions in 2023 than in the previous two years, with no mega settlements hitting their […]

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Kerry Stokes can’t see Fairfax’s itemised legal bill in Ben Roberts-Smith case
Defamation 2023-12-21 12:41 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Billionaire Kerry Stokes has lost his challenge to paying in lump sum Fairfax’s legal fees in defending Ben Roberts-Smith’s failed defamation case over war crimes […]

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In second securities class action failure in two days, IOOF shareholders lose out
Class Actions 2023-12-20 11:55 am By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has dismissed a securities class action against Insignia Financial, formerly known as IOOF, in the second judgement in two days to find no […]

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Kerry Stokes ‘in the dark’ about costs in Ben Roberts-Smith defamation case, court told
Nicholas Owens 2023-12-12 10:27 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Billionaire Kerry Stokes and Nine-owned Fairfax are fighting about how to calculate costs for Ben Roberts-Smith’s failed defamation case after the Seven West Media chair […]

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Kerry Stokes to pay costs of Ben Roberts-Smith’s failed defamation case
Defamation 2023-12-11 10:03 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Seven West Media chair Kerry Stokes has agreed to pay the costs of Ben Roberts-Smith’s failed defamation case, sparing the billionaire from producing thousands of […]

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$26M settlement approved in class action over Dreamworld tragedy
Class Actions 2023-11-30 10:16 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has signed off on a $26 million settlement in a shareholder class action against Ardent Leisure over the 2016 Dreamworld tragedy, including $7.8 […]

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Seven must produce emails exchanged with Ben Roberts-Smith’s lawyers
Defamation 2023-11-30 1:33 pm By Cindy Cameronne

An appeals court has refused to set aside subpoenas forcing Seven to produce some of the 8,600 emails it exchanged with Ben Roberts-Smith’s solicitors concerning […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith hit with indemnity costs for failed defamation case
Defamation 2023-11-28 5:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Ben Roberts-Smith has been hit with indemnity costs for his failed defamation case over articles accusing him of war crimes, with a judge agreeing with […]

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Law firm dropped from light rail class action can’t keep $1.25M security
Class Actions 2023-10-26 8:09 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A law firm that was dropped after feuding with the funder in a successful class action over Sydney’s light rail construction has lost a bid […]

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