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Norton Rose Fulbright denies ‘evil intent’ as it fights to overturn ex-partner’s win
Employment 2021-08-27 6:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has rejected findings of dishonesty, deceit and abuse of process in seeking to overturn a $160,000 judgment against it, saying […]

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Norton Rose must face damages with ‘substantial sting’, ex-partner says
Employment 2021-08-26 7:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former Norton Rose Fulbright partner locked in a six-year legal battle with the firm has urged the Full Court to allow a $160,000 damages […]

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Bar Association defends judges’ impartiality in face of ‘misleading’ bias analysis
Business of Law 2021-08-23 4:05 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The Australian Bar Association has criticised “flawed” methodology used to analyse the competency of judges, weighing in on controversy over the Australian Law Reform Commission’s […]

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‘Very sad’: Cost of barristers’ fees for three days could have been avoided, FWC says
Employment 2021-08-23 8:41 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Barristers’ costs for a three-day hearing over alleged unfair dismissals of two childcare workers, which exceeded the $60,000 the workers were awarded, could have been […]

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Law firm would have had onus of proof in Arrium cross-claim defence, judge says
Business of Law 2021-08-19 11:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

Herbert Smith Freehills this week escaped a cross-claim that its advice made it liable for the alleged losses of Arrium’s lenders, but the judge who […]

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Ashurst beefs up financial regulation team with consumer credit ace from HWL Ebsworth
Financial Services 2021-08-16 7:01 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Ashurst is expanding its financial regulation practice with the appointment of consumer credit expert Hong-Viet Nguyen from HWL Ebsworth Lawyers. Nguyen joined Ashurst on Monday […]

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Baker McKenzie negligent in advising on Chinese lender’s failed Aussie launch, court hears
Professional Negligence 2021-08-11 3:57 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Baker McKenzie has been accused of negligence in a cross claim by Chinese lender Aoyin, which faces a lawsuit by accounting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers for unpaid […]

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Hall & Wilcox picks up construction dispute ace from Norton Rose Fulbright
Hall & Wilcox 2021-08-09 4:31 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Law firm Hall & Wilcox has snagged a new partner from Norton Rose Fulbright to join its construction and project disputes team, as part of […]

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Bartier Perry gave client ‘dangerously incomplete’ legal advice, appeals court says
Business of Law 2021-08-03 10:43 pm By Bianca Hrovat

An appeals court has upheld a ruling that Sydney law firm Bartier Perry failed to adequately advise a lawyer about his rights under a partnership […]

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Gilbert + Tobin guides Afterpay on ‘transformational’ $39B Square deal
Corporate 2021-08-02 3:51 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Australian law firm Gilbert + Tobin has advised fintech Afterpay on the largest public acquisition in Australian history under which US-based Square will acquire all […]

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