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HWL Ebsworth partners on trial for alleged negligence over Sydney land tender
Real Estate June 14, 2019 11:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

HWL Ebsworth’s partners are facing trial in a case blaming the law firm and the NSW government for losses stemming from the $28.5 million sale […]

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Piper Alderman partner rejected offer to leave on a ‘dignified basis’, court told
Business of Law June 3, 2019 9:22 pm By Amelia Birnie

A senior Piper Alderman partner who has launched a sex discrimination case against the law firm rejected “reasonable settlement offers” that would have allowed her […]

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Piper Alderman free to oust senior female partner amid sex discrimination case
Business of Law May 24, 2019 4:22 pm By Amelia Birnie

The job of a senior Piper Alderman partner is in jeopardy after a court refused to extend an injunction preventing her from being ousted from […]

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Judge partly blocks Dexus GC’s evidence in $43.2M debt dispute with Grocon
Real Estate May 8, 2019 11:35 am By Miklos Bolza

Two Grocon units have successfully struck out portions of an affidavit by the general counsel of property management firm Dexus Property Group, claiming prejudice in […]

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Landlords lose multi-million dollar appeal over Myer’s Chadstone Shopping Centre lease
Real Estate May 7, 2019 6:23 pm By Amelia Birnie

An appeals court has criticised the ‘weak’ legal position of the owners of Chadstone Shopping Centre in Melbourne, throwing out their multi-million dollar appeal of […]

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Ratepayers can’t strike out defences in class action against Queensland city council
Class Actions May 7, 2019 10:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

Ratepayers in a class action against a Queensland city council calling for the recovery of an invalid levy on their land failed in their bid […]

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Quantum used threats to push its property managers on affordable housing scheme participants, ACCC claims
Competition & Consumer Protection April 29, 2019 12:32 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The consumer regulator has dragged Western Australia’s Quantum Housing and its sole director to court for allegedly engaging in unconscionable conduct and false, misleading or […]

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Funder in class action against RMBL wants 30% commission if case drags on past August
Class Actions April 23, 2019 9:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

The litigation funder backing a consumer protection class action against mortgage lending and investment firm RMBL Investments will earn a step-up commission of 30% if […]

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Mills Oakley’s fee fight with ex-client back on after court sets aside judgment for law firm
Business of Law April 15, 2019 3:03 pm By Christine Caulfield

A battle over unpaid fees by a former Mills Oakley client is not over after a judge found the law firm notifed the company of […]

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Harry Triguboff’s Meriton sues NSW premier over Macquarie Park tower
Real Estate March 14, 2019 11:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

Billionaire property developer Harry Triguboff is taking NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian to court in his fight for approval of a controversial tower in Macquarie Park, […]

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