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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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Barristers warn against blanket rule for return to chambers
Business of Law 2022-03-30 7:25 pm By Sam Matthews

Barristers have cautioned against a one-size-fits-all approach amid calls for a return to chambers and ‘business as usual’ in the New South Wales courts. President […]

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Anti-vax lawyer loses appeal of suspension for encouraging COVID-19 rule flouting
Coronavirus 2022-03-28 4:13 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has upheld the Council of the NSW Law Society’s decision to ban a solicitor for making posts from his firm’s social media accounts […]

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PwC can’t claim privilege over all advice to JBS, judge finds
Tax 2022-03-25 10:57 am By Miklos Bolza

A judge has rejected the Australian Taxation Office’s claim that legal professional privilege does not apply to any communications between PricewaterhouseCoopers and its client, meat […]

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Ashurst poaches three partners from Norton Rose Fulbright
Energy & Natural Resources 2022-03-25 3:05 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Ashurst has snagged three Norton Rose Fulbright partners to join its corporate and projects team as part of its plan to grow its energy and […]

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