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Blinking in the sun: Junior counsel – rejoining the real world after lockdown
Courts 2021-11-29 9:53 pm By Editor

Junior counsel have been particularly affected by the lockdowns necessitated by the pandemic in Victoria in 2020 and 2021 as a result of court proceedings […]

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Worthy class actions may never see light of day if reform bill passes
Policy and Regulation 2021-11-02 10:06 pm By Editor

If enacted, the latest class action reform bill before federal parliament will significantly alter the conduct and the outcomes of group litigation across all courts […]

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Banksia class action judgment shows force of Vic’s overarching obligations
Legal Ethics 2021-10-14 10:44 pm By Editor

This week’s judgment referring the conduct of lawyers behind the Banksia class action to prosecutors shows the effectiveness of unique legislative provisions in Victoria that […]

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Joint privilege ruling to have implications for class actions against super trustees
Expert Insights 2021-09-27 11:09 pm By Editor

An interlocutory decision in a class action against superannuation trustee Colonial First State Investments may have significant implications for how cases against super fund trustees […]

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Full Court confirms no statutory liability for infringement by authorisation
Expert Insights 2021-08-25 3:11 pm By Editor

In a recent decision, the Full Federal Court confirmed that a trade mark owner who merely authorises use of its trade mark cannot be subject […]

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Innovation patents: the end is nigh
Expert Insights 2021-08-23 4:29 pm By Editor

New standalone innovation patents will no longer be able to be filed after 25 August 2021. By now, most people are aware that the Australian […]

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It’s the insurers, not class actions, driving D&O liability insurance premiums
Expert Insights 2021-07-29 10:51 am By Editor

Brick by brick, the claim that funded class actions are the primary driver of rising directors’ liability insurance premiums is being dismantled. Even more precarious […]

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Courts see record number of class actions as shareholder proceedings drop in significance
Expert Insights 2021-05-20 10:30 am By Editor

March 2021 marked the 29th anniversary of the operation of Australia’s first class action regime; as this regime commenced in the Federal Court of Australia […]

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Sexual harassment: now squarely a Work Health and Safety issue
Expert Insights 2021-04-07 10:23 pm By

Safe Work Australia has released new national guidance on preventing and responding to workplace sexual harassment (Guide). The release of the Guide is just one […]

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The case for a Justice Fund
Expert Insights 2021-03-23 10:44 pm By

In December last year the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services handed down its report concerning litigation funding and the regulation of the […]

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