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Mark Elliott’s bank records sought in Banksia class action fee dispute
Class Actions June 30, 2020 4:17 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A contradictor investigating alleged professional misconduct on the part of the legal team and funder behind a class action against failed Banksia Securities will subpoena […]

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Former Liberal senator Julian McGauran sues Mayfair 101 over $1M investment
Financial Services June 26, 2020 6:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

Already facing action by the corporate regulator for alleged misleading and deceptive conduct and a potential class action, investment firm Mayfair 101 must now defend […]

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Parties in 7-Eleven class actions clash over costs after $3.1M discovery ‘blowout’
Franchise June 22, 2020 4:47 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The parties in two class actions brought against 7-Eleven on behalf of franchisees have clashed over the convenience store giant’s alleged $3.1 million discovery costs […]

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Top barrister retained interest in Mark Elliott’s funding co. after wife sold shares, court told
Class Actions June 9, 2020 10:52 am By Christine Caulfield

Court documents sought to be kept confidential in a case alleging professional misconduct against barrister Norman O’Bryan SC in his role as counsel for a […]

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Banksia class action funder can’t keep details of misconduct claims under wraps
Class Actions June 3, 2020 10:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has rejected calls to keep confidential the details of professional misconduct claims against the funder and lawyers behind the Banksia Securities class action, […]

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7-Eleven must hand over legal bills ahead of class action fight over security for costs  
Class Actions May 25, 2020 3:35 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A security for costs fight is looming in the two class actions brought against 7-Eleven on behalf of franchisees, and the convenience store giant, which […]

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Banksia class action law firm flags proportionate liability argument
Class Actions May 19, 2020 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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7-Eleven class action trial delayed due to coronavirus
Class Actions May 8, 2020 6:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

The parties in two class actions against 7-Eleven brought on behalf of franchisees have agreed to delay an upcoming hearing by ten months, due to […]

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Top silk ‘joked’ with class action lawyer Mark Elliott about misleading fee expert, court told
Class Actions May 5, 2020 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 picks Maurice Blackburn-led Monsanto class action to go first
Product Liability May 1, 2020 8:17 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has declassed one of three class actions against Monsanto over its allegedly cancer-causing weedkiller and chosen the proceedings brought by heavyweight plaintiff-firm Maurice […]

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