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Judge’s ‘blood boils’ over lack of cooperation in Domino’s class action
Class Actions 2022-03-21 2:07 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has censured Domino’s Pizza and the lead applicant in an underpayments class action, saying their lack of cooperation made his “blood boil”. In […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2021
Class Actions 2022-01-10 7:52 am By Bianca Hrovat

Class action settlement totals skyrocketed to over $900 million last year, and one law firm negotiated the lion’s share, with $672 million in settlements under […]

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‘Full-blooded’ fight brewing between competing a2 Milk class actions
Class Actions 2021-12-10 4:21 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A “full-blooded carriage fight” is set down for next year between two competing class actions alleging dairy giant a2 Milk misled shareholders with an overly […]

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‘No prospects of success’: Judge tosses COVID-19 class action over Victoria’s botched hotel quarantine
Class Actions 2021-12-02 11:43 am By Bianca Hrovat

Two landmark class actions seeking damages from the Victorian government for economic losses suffered during last year’s second wave of COVID-19 have been thrown out, […]

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Blinking in the sun: Junior counsel – rejoining the real world after lockdown
Courts 2021-11-29 9:53 pm By Editor

Junior counsel have been particularly affected by the lockdowns necessitated by the pandemic in Victoria in 2020 and 2021 as a result of court proceedings […]

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Tips from 10 prominent silks on nailing the first court appearance
Courts 2021-11-25 1:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

As the courts open up after 18 months of online hearings, junior barristers who were recently called to the bar may be apprehensive at the […]

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Lawyers, funder want 35% cut of $125M Crown class action settlement
Class Actions 2021-11-24 1:26 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lawyers and funder behind a shareholder class action against Crown Resorts will be asking the court to approve fees and commission worth 35 per […]

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Judge questions why fees, commission missing from Crown settlement notice
Class Actions 2021-11-23 12:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has directed that the legal fees and funding commission sought to be deducted from a $125 million class action settlement with Crown Resorts […]

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Crown pays $125M to settle class action over Chinese gambling disclosures
Class Actions 2021-10-29 9:30 am By Christine Caulfield

Crown Resorts has reached a $125 million settlement in a shareholder class action, avoiding a six-week trial scheduled to begin on Monday. The settlement resolves […]

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Class action silks thank court for OKing in-person trial that didn’t happen
Courts 2021-10-29 7:27 pm By Christine Caulfield

A settlement in the class action against Crown Resorts put paid to an in-person trial before it began, but gathering in court on Friday to […]

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