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Court orders G8 class action plaintiff to provide unredacted funding agreement
Class Actions 2021-04-12 11:00 am By Miklos Bolza

A judge has ordered the lead applicant in a shareholder class action against G8 Education to hand over an unredacted funding agreement to the childcare […]

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‘The game is not worth the candle’: Judge says oral discovery in 7-Eleven class action a waste of time
Class Actions 2021-04-01 5:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

Courts have power to order oral discovery of potential witnesses ahead of trial, according to the judge overseeing two 7-Eleven class actions by franchisees, but […]

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Ex-Hendry Group CEO says she learned of misconduct allegations from board meeting minutes
Employment 2021-03-31 10:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The former CEO of Hendry Group who claims the business consultancy suspended her after she complained of bullying and sex harassment has lashed out at […]

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Hendry Group says ex-CEO ousted because of ‘serious concerns’, not sex discrimination complaints
Employment 2021-03-17 4:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

Business consultancy Hendry Group has told a court there was “no possible causal connection” between sex discrimination complaints brought by a former CEO and her […]

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Appeal filed after judge rejects bid for oral discovery in 7-Eleven class actions
Class Actions 2021-03-09 4:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead plaintiffs in two class actions against 7-Eleven have appealed a decision rejecting the very first Federal Court application for oral discovery, which would […]

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Judge says G8 Education can seek security in advance of group costs order
Class Actions 2021-02-26 2:36 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has said that Australia’s largest childcare centre operator, G8 Education, can apply for security for costs before a group costs order in a […]

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New evidentiary tool on cards as 7-Eleven class action judge hears first ever oral discovery bid
Class Actions 2021-02-19 4:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge overseeing two franchisee class actions against 7-Eleven has heard a landmark application for pre-trial oral discovery that could create another tool […]

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The top litigation law firms of 2020
Feature 2021-01-27 11:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Lawyerly’s Litigation Firms of 2020 delivered significant victories for clients last year in bet-the-company matters, thriving in a tumultuous year that saw courts and litigants […]

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$100M Woolworths shareholder class action set for February hearing
Class Actions 2021-01-20 3:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

Trial is set to begin February 2 in a $100 million shareholder class action against Woolworths over a February 2015 profit downgrade that allegedly led […]

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Judge OKs IAG class action settlement, rejects funder’s bid to recoup insurance
Class Actions 2020-12-17 3:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has signalled his intention to sign off on a $138 million settlement in a class action against IAG and approve a common fund […]

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