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‘Australia’s largest class action’ turns to bookbuilding after common fund blow
Class Actions 2019-12-19 6:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

A planned class action by Shine Lawyers, pegged as “Australia’s largest class action,” over allegedly toxic firefighting foam at eight Commonwealth military bases won’t be […]

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Judge in toxic foam class action says court not a ‘supplicant’ of the Commonwealth
Class Actions 2019-11-29 10:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court judge overseeing three class actions against the Commonwealth of Australia over allegedly toxic firefighting foam has criticised the government’s handling of the […]

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Judge joins two Lendlease class actions, wants one law firm to bow out
Class Actions 2019-11-21 10:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has consolidated competing shareholder class actions against builder Lendlease brought by rival plaintiffs law firms, but has rejected the firms’ bid to jointly […]

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Lendlease class actions set down for beauty parade, but applicants in talks to avoid contest
Class Actions 2019-08-22 8:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two competing shareholder class actions against developer Lendlease have been locked in for a beauty parade before the judge who recently forced the consolidation of […]

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‘Sensible’ funder won’t stick toxic foam class with costs after last-minute common fund withdrawal
Product Liability 2019-05-30 3:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has praised funder IMF Bentham for not seeking to recover from group members the cost of a withdrawn common fund application in one […]

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