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Lawyers say judge has power to close class action with tweak to group member definition
Class Actions July 31, 2020 10:35 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Lawyers running a class action against recycling company Sims Metal Management say the court has power to approve their bid to amend the group member […]

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Law firm to drop class action against Pitcher Partners over Slater and Gordon audits
Class Actions July 30, 2020 2:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The law firm behind a long-running class action against Pitcher Partners over its auditing of Slater and Gordon is seeking court approval to drop the […]

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Judge slashes security request in $46M Quintis insurance dispute
Class Actions July 13, 2020 8:30 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has cut a request a security for costs in half in insurance rectification proceedings stemming from two class against sandalwood producer Quintis, saying […]

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Judge ‘regrettably’ postpones Boral class action beauty parade in light of High Court challenge
Class Actions July 10, 2020 10:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has pushed off a heated contest between law firms vying to lead a shareholder class action against construction giant Boral for what could […]

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Westpac’s call for update on class action funding shot down by judge
Financial Services July 10, 2020 5:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge on Friday dismissed Westpac’s bid for an update from litigation funder JustKapital as to whether it continues to financially back a class action […]

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CBA won’t hand over docs to class action without AUSTRAC’s blessing
Class Actions July 8, 2020 9:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has refused to provide sought-after documents to the lead applicants of a joint class action against it until AUSTRAC grants […]

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Law firms set stage for Boral class action beauty parade
Class Actions July 7, 2020 9:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Two law firms that filed competing shareholder class actions against construction giant Boral have asked the court to permanently stay the other’s proceeding, after the […]

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More law firms pulled into Quintis class action as $46M insurance dispute heats up
Insurance July 3, 2020 4:06 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Three law firms will represent the insurers in new proceedings launched to resolve a $46 million insurance question delaying settlement of two shareholder class actions […]

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Dentons can’t block use of info from its class action in latest toxic foam case by Shine
Class Actions June 30, 2020 4:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Shine Lawyers has been given the go ahead to use two reports produced in three settled PFAS class actions as evidence in its latest case […]

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Judge scolds law firms behind competing Boral class actions
Class Actions June 29, 2020 8:33 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has scolded the law firms behind competing shareholder class actions against Boral for delaying progress of the proceedings, but may wait until the […]

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