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‘Regime has provided access to justice’: Judge OKs $56.3M Colonial class action settlement
Class Actions 2022-06-20 2:59 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has signed off on a $56.3 million settlement in a class action against wealth manager Colonial First State that will see Maurice Blackburn […]

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Law firm wants 25% of $56.3M Colonial class action settlement
Class Actions 2022-05-02 3:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Maurice Blackburn will ask a court to approve $14.5 million in costs for running a class action against Colonial First State that has […]

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High Court declines Queensland floods class action appeal
Appeals 2022-04-12 12:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has declined special leave to a class action to challenge a ruling that found dam operator Seqwater was not liable for the […]

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Colonial First State settles MySuper class action for $56M on eve of trial
Class Actions 2022-04-04 2:59 am By Christine Caulfield

Colonial First State will pay $56.3 million to settle a class action that accused the wealth management group of delaying the transfer of $3.2 billion […]

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Court won’t let class action parties pay for judge to travel for Sydney trial
Class Actions 2022-03-10 3:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Federal Court won’t permit a Melbourne-based judge to travel to Sydney on the dime of the parties in a class action against wealth management […]

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Citing ‘leisure wear effect’, MySuper class action seeks in-person hearing
Class Actions 2022-02-08 3:03 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The parties in a class action accusing a Commonwealth Bank of Australia unit of breaching its superannuation trustee duties want the matter to be heard […]

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Silk’s $990 hourly rate trimmed in case against Christian Porter, Sue Chrysanthou
Defamation 2022-01-21 3:20 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A court has made orders trimming the $990 hourly fee charged by a QC while representing Jo Dyer, a friend of the woman who accused […]

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Christian Porter, Sue Chrysanthou hit with $430,200 bill in Jo Dyer lawsuit
Defamation 2022-01-19 5:43 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Christian Porter and silk Sue Chrysanthou have been ordered to pay $430,200 in legal costs to Jo Dyer, a friend of the woman who accused […]

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MySuper class action back on track with appeals court victory
Class Actions 2021-12-21 4:22 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicant in a superannuation class action against two IOOF units has successfully appealed a decision that barred the case from proceeding under a […]

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Google tells court consumer law doesn’t help users who don’t help themselves
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-11-29 9:32 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Google has hit back at the ACCC’s case accusing it of misleading users about a change to its privacy policy, saying laws against misleading and […]

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