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Mills Oakley’s fee fight with ex-client back on after court sets aside judgment for law firm
Business of Law April 15, 2019 3:03 pm By Christine Caulfield

A battle over unpaid fees by a former Mills Oakley client is not over after a judge found the law firm notifed the company of […]

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Founder of NewLaw firm guilty of professional misconduct for ‘cavalier approach’
Legal Ethics April 9, 2019 9:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

NewLaw pioneer and founder of Bespoke Law, Jeremy Szwider, has been found guilty of professional misconduct and unsatisfactory professional conduct after taking on a case […]

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Fight over funder’s ‘secret’ side deal in Arasor class action continues
Business of Law April 5, 2019 8:54 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has scheduled a two-day hearing to hear a dispute between investment group¬†Caason Investments, a lead applicant in a shareholder class action against defunct […]

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Uplift fee voids Queensland law firm’s cost agreement, judge says
Business of Law March 29, 2019 9:12 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has found a Queensland law firm’s costs agreement void because it did not provide enough information about the firm’s uplift fee. Justice John […]

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JustKapital founder may drag Corrs Chambers Westgarth into $1M dispute
Business of Law March 14, 2019 10:54 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The founder of JustKapital is considering adding Corrs Chambers Westgarth to a lawsuit he brought seeking nearly $1 million allegedly owed as part of a […]

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Barrister ends case against DLA Piper over nearly $100,000 in unpaid fees
Business of Law March 11, 2019 11:37 pm By Christine Caulfield

DLA Piper has reached an agreement with a second barrister who alleged the firm refused to pay him until its client settled the bill, according […]

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Court shuts down law firm MWP’s claims over stolen clients
Business of Law March 11, 2019 11:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has halted a lawsuit by an international law firm against a former director who formed a breakaway law firm with two Australian lawyers […]

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Piper Alderman, senior female partner fail to resolve sex discrimination suit
Business of Law March 13, 2019 2:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

Piper Alderman and a senior female partner who has accused the law firm’s leaders of sex discrimination have been unable to settle their dispute out […]

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Maurice Blackburn to pause Fearless Girl promotions while State Street case plays out
Intellectual Property March 7, 2019 10:40 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Maurice Blackburn has agreed to refrain from any marketing or promotion using a replica of the iconic New York statue, Fearless Girl, while it defends […]

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Leading female lawyer at Piper Alderman sues partnership for sex discrimination
Business of Law February 21, 2019 2:22 pm By Christine Caulfield

A female Piper Alderman partner has filed a sex discrimination lawsuit against the firm’s other partners and has won a temporary injunction blocking the partnership […]

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