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Corrs Chambers faces suit by client left to foot security after funder bowed out
Business of Law 2022-05-12 4:54 pm By Sam Matthews

A solicitor and former client is suing Corrs Chambers Westgarth for “very significant damages”, alleging breaches of multiple duties by the law firm in the […]

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High Court grants Western Power special leave in bushfire class action
High Court 2022-03-22 2:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court will hear a challenge by Western Power to an appeals court judgment which found that the state-owned electricity supplier breached its duty […]

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INPEX, JKC settle spat over $45B Ichthys LNG project
Energy & Natural Resources 2022-01-19 11:12 am By Bianca Hrovat

Japanese oil and gas producer INPEX and contractor JKC Australia have settled all claims between them relating to the construction of the $45 billion of […]

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Western Power can’t palm legal costs onto Thiess for bushfire class action loss, court finds
Class Actions 2021-11-05 2:20 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Western Power is not entitled to palm off the legal costs of defending a class action after an appeals court found it was negligent in […]

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Western Power partly liable for 2014 Perth Hills bushfire, appeals court rules
Class Actions 2021-07-05 6:00 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Western Power was negligent in causing the January 2014 Perth Hills bushfire which destroyed 57 homes, an appeals court has found, putting the state-owned electricity […]

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Rio Tinto unit can keep $86M owed to Forge Group in set-off win
Restructuring & Insolvency 2018-09-24 4:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A unit of Rio Tinto has won an appeal allowing it to avoid an $86 million payment owed to failed mining services company Forge Group […]

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