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‘An inexact science’: Geowash execs can’t void Thomson Geer costs agreement
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-03-03 4:48 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Two executives of car wash franchisor Geowash that were found to be knowingly involved in the company’s unconscionable conduct in its dealings with franchisees have […]

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Non-equity partners poised to jump ship, survey shows
Business of Law 2020-02-28 1:30 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Non-equity partners at leading law firms are looking to jump ship in search of higher pay and greater decision-making powers, a new survey has found. […]

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Ex-Victorian prosecutor awarded $435,000 for work-related PTSD
Business of Law 2020-02-20 9:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former prosecutor working for the Victorian Office of Public Prosecutions in its sexual offences division has won a $435,000 judgment by the state’s Supreme […]

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In loss for Herbert Smith Freehills, court says self-represented law firms can’t recover costs
Business of Law 2020-02-13 4:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Herbert Smith Freehills cannot recover its costs for successfully representing itself in litigation with United Petroleum over the company’s aborted initial public offering, with an […]

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Clyde & Co continues raid on Norton Rose to fuel Australia growth
People In The News 2020-02-07 10:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Clyde & Co has snagged three insurance partners from Norton Rose Fulbright, as the global firm continues to expand in Australia. Insurance partners Nicole Wearne, […]

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Top Squire Patton Boggs’ litigator defects to launch boutique firm
People In The News 2020-02-07 3:15 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A leading class action and insolvency litigator at Squire Patton Boggs is leaving the firm to launch a boutique outfit with plans to shake up […]

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Arnold Bloch Leibler sues Slater and Gordon to use docs in class action defence
Class Actions 2020-01-31 2:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

Facing a class action by shareholders alleging negligence over advice to Slater and Gordon, law firm Arnold Bloch Leibler is bringing proceedings against its former […]

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Lawyer says firm sacked him after complaints about ‘workplace culture of sniping’
Business of Law 2020-01-30 10:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

A barrister and former associate director of a boutique Melbourne law firm has brought legal action alleging the firm wrongfully terminated his employment after he […]

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Quinn Emanuel lures IP heavyweight from Allens
People In The News 2020-01-24 1:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

US litigation powerhouse Quinn Emanuel has lured a leading patent attorney from Allens to grow its Sydney office. Philip Kerr will join the firm as […]

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Axed Russells lawyer’s feud with former firm heads to trial after failed settlement talks
Business of Law 2020-01-23 10:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

A last ditch effort to resolve a case brought by a restructuring and insolvency solicitor against Russells Lawyers over his dismissal has failed and the […]

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