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Banksia class action was ‘party like no other’ for Mark Elliott and barristers, court told
Class Actions 2020-07-28 11:00 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The funder and legal team behind a class action over the collapse of Banksia Securities billed for phantom costs in a “fraudulent scheme” to secure […]

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Landmark shareholder class action against Myer dismissed
Class Actions 2020-05-06 1:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A closely watched shareholder class action against Myer over an inflated profit forecast from former CEO Bernie Brookes has been dropped, after a court found […]

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Mark Elliott’s Blackberry found, judge orders search of phone for evidence in Banksia class action
Class Actions 2020-03-26 1:57 pm By Christine Caulfield

The hunt for the missing Blackberry of deceased class action lawyer and funder Mark Elliott is over, and the located phone will now be examined […]

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Mark Elliott’s firm has fees cut by ’embarrassing’ $2M as Murray Goulburn settlement approved
Class Actions 2020-04-07 4:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has signed off on a $37.5 million Murray Goulburn class action settlement but slashed $2 million in legal costs sought by Mark Elliott’s […]

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Top silk ‘joked’ with class action lawyer Mark Elliott about misleading fee expert, court told
Class Actions 2020-05-05 5:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

A prominent silk deliberately misled a cost consultant retained to provide an opinion on the barrister’s fees to a court overseeing a class action over […]

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Judge says funder can’t have cut of Banksia receivers $5.5M settlement with insurer
Class Actions 2020-03-26 3:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

The litigation funder controlled by recently deceased class action lawyer Mark Elliott has lost its bid for a 12.5 per cent commission of a $5.5 […]

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Banksia class action law firm flags proportionate liability argument
Class Actions 2020-05-19 5:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

The law firm facing scrutiny over its legal fees in a class action over the collapse of Banksia Securities will argue that if it is […]

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First common fund order granted in the wake of High Court ruling
Class Actions 2020-05-06 1:51 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has made a common fund order in approving a $3 million settlement in a class action against mortgage lending and investment company RMBL, […]

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Judge rejects funder’s bid to send Banksia class action fee dispute to mediation
Class Actions 2020-04-27 4:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

The funder behind the Banksia Securities class action has failed in a bid to have an outstanding case over legal fees and its commission sent […]

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TasPorts slams ACCC case, says extra fees don’t amount to misuse of market power
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-03-31 12:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

Tasmanian state-owned ports company TasPorts has admitted to charging additional fees to the owner of a local port, but has denied the ACCC’s allegations that […]

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