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Government challenges ‘incoherent’ duty of care in climate change class action appeal
Appeals 2021-07-20 4:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Commonwealth says a landmark ruling in a class action that found it has a duty of care to protect Australian children from the effects […]

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Judge questions ‘extraordinarily large’ legal fees in $30M Westpac class action settlement
Class Actions 2021-07-16 8:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has questioned the legal disbursements sought to be approved in a $30 million class action settlement against Westpac over allegedly excessive life insurance […]

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Apple will take fight with Epic Games to the High Court
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-07-09 9:53 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Apple plans to appeal the Full Federal Court’s decision that Epic Games’ misuse of market power lawsuit over it App Store terms should be heard […]

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Judge keeps climate change class action alive, as duty to children enshrined in law
Class Actions 2021-07-08 1:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

The federal Minister for the Environment has lost a bid to declass a class action brought over climate change risks from an expansion of the […]

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Christian Porter appeals removal of silk from defamation case against ABC
Appeals 2021-06-25 5:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Christian Porter has appealed a ruling that barred silk Sue Chrysanthou from representing him in his now-settled defamation lawsuit against the ABC over its coverage […]

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Dossier of Christian Porter’s alleged rape victim released by court in case against silk
Defamation 2021-06-24 11:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

The dossier by the woman who accused former Attorney-General Christian Porter of rape has been made public in a case brought by the woman’s friend […]

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Silk Sue Chrysanthou could face disciplinary proceedings over Christian Porter brief
Legal Ethics 2021-06-17 2:32 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Leading defamation silk Sue Chrysanthou is facing possible disciplinary action arising from her representation of Liberal minister Christian Porter in a now-settled defamation case against […]

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Christian Porter, Sue Chrysanthou hit with costs in Jo Dyer lawsuit
Defamation 2021-06-11 10:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Christian Porter and silk Sue Chrysanthou have been ordered to foot the legal bill of Jo Dyer, a friend of the woman who accused Porter […]

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Full Court warned sending Epic Games lawsuit against Apple to California would have ‘chilling effect’
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-06-09 4:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

Video game developer Epic Games has asked the Full Federal Court to overturn an “illogical” decision sending its competition lawsuit against Apple to California, saying […]

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Climate change class actions likely as court finds duty of care owed to children
Class Actions 2021-05-28 2:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

Class actions are the next battleground following Thursday’s Federal Court ruling that the government owes a duty of care to protect children from the risks […]

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