Silk Lincoln Crowley has been appointed by the Queensland premier as the first Indigenous judge of an Australian supreme court. Crowley QC — a criminal […]
Ernst & Young has settled all claims against it in a shareholder class action alleging the Big Four accounting firm and Pitcher Partners signed off on an overly rosy year-end financial report that failed to disclose risks and impairments associated with the law firm’s disastrous $1.2 billion acquisition of UK insurance claims company Quindell.
An appeals court has overturned a decision banning a lawyer from practice with retrospective effect and ordering her to pay $20,000 in legal costs, after a tribunal sanctioned her for allegedly misleading a court employee and making “offensive” remarks in 2016.
Insurance law firm Wotton + Kearney has opened its seventh office across Australia and New Zealand, expanding into Adelaide to meet local client demand and […]
A lawyer who failed to pay $23,000 in fees to senior counsel and made a groundless complaint to the bar association to use as a […]
Clayton Utz has recruited lawyer Lucy Shea as a partner in the law firm’s national environment and planning practice. Joining from HWL Ebsworth, where she […]
Mills Oakley has picked up a leading dispute resolution lawyer from Thomson Geer to join the firm’s not-for-profit team as a partner. Experienced commercial litigator […]
The founder of wholesale food company Hudson Pacific has sued PricewaterhouseCoopers for allegedly providing bad advice on the terms of the $88 million sale of […]
A solicitor and former client is suing Corrs Chambers Westgarth for “very significant damages”, alleging breaches of multiple duties by the law firm in the […]