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Opal Tower class action reaches eleventh-hour settlement before 40-day trial
Construction 2022-05-19 10:54 pm By Sam Matthews

A long-running class action over the Opal Tower disaster has settled, along with two related cases over the defective building, as a five-week trial was set […]

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‘Don’t rock the boat’: Lawyer says Greenwoods & Freehills forced him out over Lendlease ‘tax dodge’
Tax 2022-04-26 2:29 pm By Christine Caulfield

A former Greenwoods & Freehills partner is suing the tax advisory firm and Lendlease, alleging he was effectively sacked after refusing to put his name […]

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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 […]

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WSP to target another insurer over Opal Tower class action coverage after discovering $50M policy
Insurance 2022-04-04 3:56 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The structural engineer behind Sydney’s Opal Tower plans to drag insurer Tokio Marine into a lawsuit against two of Icon’s insurers, after discovering another $50 […]

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Opal Tower engineer takes insurers to court over class action coverage
Insurance 2022-03-30 1:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The structural engineer behind Sydney’s Opal Tower has taken builder Icon’s insurers to court, arguing they should cover its costs in a class action brought […]

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Liquidators can bring claims against Steller Development directors over $300M collapse
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-03-29 6:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has allowed the liquidators of Melbourne-based Steller Development to bring proceedings against its directors, the latest claims to be leveled in the wake […]

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New evidence allowed in $300M lawsuit over ‘defective’ Lane Cove Tunnel construction
Construction 2022-03-29 3:27 pm By Sam Matthews

The operators of Sydney’s Lane Cove Tunnel can rely on new expert evidence in their lawsuit against Thiess, John Holland and CIMIC over alleged defects […]

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Full Court ‘compelled’ to find class closure judgment ‘plainly wrong’
Class Actions 2022-03-28 11:06 am By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has found that a landmark NSW Court of Appeal decision barring group members from being notified of future class closure orders […]

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JD Group wins stay of damages for couple ‘misled’ over $10M luxury digs
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-03-28 5:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

Damages owed to a millionaire couple by JD Group over a “deliberately misleading” rendering of a $9.58 million apartment in South Yarra, Melbourne will be […]

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Developer misled buyers of $9.58M South Yarra apartment with ‘artistic impression’
Real Estate 2022-03-22 4:17 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Property developer JD Group will have to pay damages to a Melbourne couple after a judge found the company’s artistic renderings of a $9.58 million […]

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