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‘Corrosive jealousy’ drove allegations against Ben Roberts-Smith, court hears
Defamation 2021-06-07 2:55 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Former soldiers driven by ‘corrosive jealousy’ of Ben Roberts-Smith plotted to take down the Victoria Cross recipient and were aided by “credulous journalists”, a court […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith accuses ex-wife of accessing email correspondence with lawyers
Defamation 2021-06-04 11:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

The ex-wife of accused war criminal Ben Roberts-Smith may have accessed his email account containing privileged communications with lawyers, a barrister for the former soldier […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith sues ex-wife ahead of defamation trial over war crimes allegations
Defamation 2021-06-03 10:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

Accused war criminal Ben Roberts-Smith has brought legal action against his ex-wife, who is set to give evidence for Nine at the upcoming trial in […]

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$1.3M awarded to Queensland floods class action sample group members
Class Actions 2021-05-07 5:01 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has awarded four sample group members in the Queensland floods class action $1.28 million in compensation, finding that charitable payments did not affect […]

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Settlement reached in lawsuit against Arrium directors
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-05-05 5:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A mid-trial settlement has been reached in a lawsuit brought by the liquidators of collapsed steel giant Arrium against 10 former company directors and officers […]

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Court OKs $440M settlement in Queensland floods class action
Class Actions 2021-05-03 2:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

A $440 million settlement by the State of Queensland and dam operator Sunwater resolving a class action over the 2011 Queensland floods has been approved […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith accused of threatening ex-wife ahead of defamation trial
Defamation 2021-04-29 7:18 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Ben Roberts-Smith threatened legal action against his ex-wife, who is set to give evidence against him in an upcoming defamation trial, if she disclosed information […]

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Fairfax can’t add new claims of ‘very serious criminal misconduct’ in Ben Roberts-Smith’s case
Defamation 2021-04-23 5:33 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge overseeing Ben Roberts-Smith’s defamation case against Fairfax has refused a bid by the publisher to bolster its defence with further allegations of criminal […]

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NAB class action over MySuper put on ice as invalidity ruling challenged
Financial Services 2021-04-22 10:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Federal Court class action against two NAB units over $6.3 billion in super funds is on hold after lawyers for the applicant filed an […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith flags ‘serious concerns’ about potential unlawful conduct by Fairfax
Defamation 2021-04-22 5:27 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Ben Roberts-Smith has raised “serious concerns” in his defamation case against Fairfax that the media company may have unlawfully published classified material he allegedly buried […]

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