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Mercedes ‘laid open’ its legal advice in $650M dealer lawsuit, court told
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-08-10 10:02 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Car dealers bringing a $650 million lawsuit against Mercedes over its decision to move to a fixed-price agency model are seeking to access legal advice […]

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‘Tear it up’: Judge censures silk in $650M Mercedes-Benz dealer lawsuit
Trials 2022-08-08 11:31 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A court has directed a senior barrister acting in a $650 million lawsuit against Mercedes-Benz to “tear up” a letter his instructing solicitors sent concerning […]

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Mercedes-Benz can’t access chats with Labor senator in $650M dealer suit
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-08-04 11:29 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Mercedes can’t access communications between Australia’s peak body for car dealers and a Labor senator to use in its defence of a $650 million lawsuit […]

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Mercedes bullied car dealers, called them ‘baby piglets’, court told
Trials 2022-08-03 11:40 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Officials at the Mercedes-Benz Australia head office referred to car dealers as “baby piglets” in internal communications and threatened and bullied the retailers, a trial […]

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Slater & Gordon wins beauty parade, group costs order in Beach Energy class action
Class Actions 2022-08-01 2:28 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Slater & Gordon has defeated Shine Lawyers in a contest to run a shareholder class action against Beach Energy, with a judge finding Shine’s tiered […]

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BSA’s $20M class action settlement wins court approval
Class Actions 2022-07-26 11:49 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has approved a $20 million settlement in a sham contracting class action accusing telco contractor BSA Limited of misclassifying its workforce of technicians […]

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Funder backing multiple cases against Deloitte can’t access docs in Noumi class action
Accounting 2022-07-25 11:35 pm By Sam Matthews

Deloitte has won its bid to keep confidential documents away from the funder backing a consolidated shareholder class against food company Noumi which alleges the […]

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Barrister cites finding that PwC used ‘postbox’ lawyer in Noumi class action privilege spat
Class Actions 2022-07-19 4:18 pm By Sam Matthews

A fight over a global privilege claim by Noumi has been foreshadowed in a consolidated shareholder class action against the food company, formerly Freedom Foods. […]

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Judge questions if funders should get lower commissions in employment class actions
Class Actions 2022-07-08 11:55 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge overseeing the settlement approval of an underpayments class action against telco contractor BSA has questioned whether litigation funders should receive commissions lower than […]

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BSA can ringfence $13M capital raising from $20M class action payout
Employment 2022-07-05 6:14 pm By Sam Matthews

Telco contractor BSA has won a bid to ringfence a $13 million capital raising from a $20 million settlement reached with group members in a […]

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