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Vannin boss can’t escape cross claim by rival litigation funder
Business of Law October 22, 2018 11:06 am By Christine Caulfield

The managing director of litigation funder Vannin Capital lost a battle to dismiss a cross claim brought against him by rival LCM in a case […]

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In-house counsel warm to litigation finance
Business of Law October 18, 2018 4:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

In-house counsel are becoming more open to litigation finance as a means to manage risk, according to a new report. The 2018 Litigation Finance Survey […]

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Shine boosts shareholder class action practice with ACA acquisition
Business of Law October 5, 2018 4:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Shine Lawyers has acquired boutique class action firm ACA lawyers, a deal that will create the second largest class action firm in Australia by caseload […]

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The most sought-after firms for IP litigation
Intellectual Property August 10, 2018 8:40 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

When it comes to bet-the-company matters that keep corporate counsel awake at night, intellectual property disputes often rank at the top of the list. And […]

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Firms must teach lawyers the art of getting along, top litigator says
Business of Law August 9, 2018 9:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firms need to focus as much on training lawyers on the art of resolving cases early, as they do on the art of litigation, […]

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Slater & Gordon auditor faces second class action
Securities August 3, 2018 10:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Former Slater & Gordon auditor Pitcher Partners has been hit with a class action alleging it signed off on an overly rosy 2015 year-end financial […]

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Australian Bar Association defeats challenge to trade mark registration
Intellectual Property August 2, 2018 11:24 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Bar Association can move forward with its plans to trade mark the terms “Austbar” and “Aust bar” after defeating a second challenge brought […]

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Tips for stepping your business development game up
Business of Law July 24, 2018 11:13 pm By Libby Hakim

How would you describe your firm’s approach to business development? Ad hoc? Adequate? Well-planned? Business development is something that is often neglected within law firms […]

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Herbert Smith Freehills to oust partner over sexual harassment claims
Business of Law March 16, 2018 11:36 am By Christine Caulfield

Herbert Smith Freehills has suspended an Australian partner and intends to remove him from the partnership within a week after multiple allegations of sexual harassment […]

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Judge dismisses ex-Norton Rose lawyer’s arguments for mediation move
Business of Law March 28, 2018 9:32 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge on Wednesday issued his reasons for refusing a bid by a former Norton Rose Fulbright lawyer to move scheduled mediation of the case […]

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