Most Recent
Dick Smith class actions headed for March trial after mediation fails
Class Actions 2020-02-10 11:00 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Two shareholder class actions against failed electronics retailer Dick Smith will head to trial in March, after a failed attempt to resolve the long-running dispute […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

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, […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Judge hits AMP with $5.2M penalty, says greedy financial adviser was ‘in the right place’
Financial Services 2020-02-05 11:05 am By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has imposed a penalty of almost $5.2 million on AMP Financial Planning after finding it was “reckless” in its “lamentable failure” to […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Judge OKs $29M settlement in Radio Rentals class action
Class Actions 2020-01-09 1:12 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has given his seal of approval to a $29 million settlement that resolves a class action over Radio Rentals’ Rent, Try, $1 Buy […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Class wins access to Appco insurance docs in sham contracting case
Employment 2019-12-19 10:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Appco has agreed to hand over insurance policy documents to the lead applicant in a $90 million sham contracting class action, amid concerns about the […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Westpac class action on shaky ground after High Court ruling
Class Actions 2019-12-19 6:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

The funder behind a class action against Westpac over allegedly excessive insurance premiums that was at the centre of a successful High Court challenge to […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

ASIC takes life insurer TAL to court over handling of cancer victim’s claim
Insurance 2019-12-17 10:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has taken legal action on another referral from the banking royal commission, dragging life insurer TAL to court for […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Suncorp unit can force reversal of Coverforce acquisition, court says
Corporate 2019-12-10 9:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

The head of Australia’s largest unlisted insurance broker, Coverforce, may face a future damages claim for misleading or deceptive conduct if a recent acquisition of […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Judge looks out for pensioners as NAB ‘junk’ insurance class action settlement approval delayed
Class Actions 2019-12-03 2:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge on Tuesday questioned how elderly group members struggling with the digital age can register in a ‘junk’ insurance class action against National Australia […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

CBA unit hit with $700,000 criminal fine for insurance hawking
Insurance 2019-11-28 1:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s insurance division, CommInsure, has been fined $700,000 for breaching insurance hawking laws in Australia’s first post-banking royal commission criminal conviction, […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.