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‘Don’t tell me you’re pregnant’: Equity partner track under fire in sex discrimination case
Employment January 14, 2020 5:06 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The managing partner of Hicksons Lawyers has been accused of saying that if a former partner got pregnant, it would “ruin all [his] plans,” according […]

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‘Rambling and non-responsive’: Law firm dodges $6.5M negligence claim
Business of Law January 13, 2020 1:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

A law firm has dodged a $6.5 million negligence claim by a Tasmanian agricultural business over advice supplied about agreements entered into with a division […]

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From angry clients to angrier ex-partners: law firms felt the sting of litigation in 2019
Business of Law January 10, 2020 11:49 pm By Christine Caulfield

Running a law firm is not without risk, chief among them staring down a lawsuit by a client, an ex-partner or employee, even a rival […]

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High Court’s Chorley ruling dooms Tucker & Cowen partner’s costs bid
Business of Law January 10, 2020 11:30 am By Miklos Bolza

A court has slashed the costs awarded to a Tucker & Cowen name partner in a lawsuit brought by the liquidators of failed fund manager […]

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Law firms open wallets, clear pro bono schedules in response to bushfires
Business of Law January 8, 2020 5:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

Australia’s law firms are stepping up in response to the bushfire crisis across the country, pledging money, pro bono work — even P2 masks — […]

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Thomson Geer faces negligence lawsuit over $120M Melbourne car park deal
Business of Law January 7, 2020 1:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firm Thomson Geer is facing a negligence lawsuit by a commercial property investment firm over advice it gave in relation to a $120 million […]

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Ex-Norton Rose partner can’t block King & Wood Mallesons from acting for former firm
Appeals January 7, 2020 10:17 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A former Norton Rose Fulbright partner has lost his bid to block King & Wood Mallesons and two barristers from representing the law firm in […]

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Court slashes $450,000 judgment against HWL Ebsworth
Employment December 17, 2019 4:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has slashed a $450,000 judgment against law firm HWL Ebsworth to $127,000, after finding a former partner who sued the firm for […]

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Pizzeys wins discovery bid for possible lawsuit against patent attorneys who jumped ship
Business of Law December 13, 2019 4:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

Boutique IP firm Pizzeys Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys has won its bid for preliminary discovery to pursue possible claims against two patent attorneys who […]

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‘Agile and bold’: Newly appointed Norton Rose managing partner poised to lead
Employment December 13, 2019 9:58 pm By

Norton Rose Fulbright has appointed Alison Deitz as managing partner to lead the global firm’s team in Australia, and Deitz told Lawyerly the firm will […]

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