Most Recent
Law firm’s cost dislosures inadequate to recoup two-thirds of judgment amount, court finds
Legal Ethics 2022-04-21 1:37 pm By Sam Matthews

A law firm that recouped two-thirds of a personal injury payout in excess of the statutory cap through a “potentially misleading” costs agreement will pay […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Another aggrieved partner takes HWL Ebsworth boss to court
Business of Law 2022-04-19 5:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

HWL Ebsworth managing partner Juan Martinez is yet again the target of a lawsuit, the latest claiming he committed a “fundamental breach” by locking a […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Mills Oakley hires Monde Legal founder for IP team
Business of Law 2022-04-19 3:28 pm By Sam Matthews

Mills Oakley has bolstered its intellectual property practice with the appointment of new partner Lisa Egan, who will be based in the firm’s Melbourne office. […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

High Court restores $435,000 award to sex offences prosecutor diagnosed with PTSD
Employment 2022-04-13 4:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has reinstated a $435,000 judgment awarded to a former lawyer who suffered post-traumatic stress disorder while working for the Special Sexual Offences […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Ex-Atanaskovic Hartnell lawyer stripped from roll after stealing $10M to feed gambling addiction
Legal Ethics 2022-04-12 2:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

Former Atanaskovic Hartnell lawyer Brody Clarke has had his name removed from the roll after the NSW Court of Appeal found he engaged in “dishonourable […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Barrister found guilty of ‘breathtaking’ contempt, cops suspended sentence
Legal Ethics 2022-04-11 2:06 pm By Sam Matthews

A NSW barrister who continued to practice in local courts without a valid certificate has received a suspended prison sentence for criminal contempt, after a […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Former associate says she was ‘shamed’ out of role for dating Supreme Court judge
Employment 2022-04-08 3:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former judge’s associate has filed a discrimination complaint against the Tasmania Supreme Court alleging she was “shamed and humiliated” out of her role because […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

PwC can’t ‘rout’ documents through ‘postbox’ lawyer to secure privilege, court finds
Tax 2022-04-06 5:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

Advice from non-lawyers “routed” through a legal practitioner at multidisciplinary partnership PricewaterhouseCoopers cannot be shielded under legal professional privilege, the Federal Court has found. Justice […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Atanaskovic Hartnell founder abused, belittled ex-general manager, court finds
Employment 2022-04-01 10:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

Sydney law firm Atanaskovic Hartnell has been ordered to pay more than $160,000 to a former general manager who was found by a court to […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Silk for Deutsche Bank in failed ACCC case elevated to NSW Court of Appeal
Courts 2022-03-30 5:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

The senior counsel for Deutsche Bank in its sucessful defence against the ACCC’s landmark cartel case is one of three new judicial appointments in NSW. […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.