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HWL Ebsworth found negligent, but avoids $424,000 damages bill by ex-client
Professional Negligence 2021-11-29 1:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firm HWL Ebsworth has dodged a $424,000 damages claim by a Brisbane property developer, despite a judge finding the law firm was negligent in […]

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‘Not a shred of evidence’: Judge questions appeal in HWL Ebsworth negligence suit
Appeals 2021-11-25 9:31 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has questioned property developer PPK Group’s challenge to the dismissal of its long-running negligence case against HWL Ebsworth over the $25.5 million sale […]

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Freezing orders extended against developer James Raptis in $110M tax case
Tax 2021-11-18 11:09 am By Christine Caulfield

A judge has extended asset freezing orders until next year in a $109.5 million case brought by the tax office against Gold Coast property developer […]

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Franchisee lawsuit accuses Quest of ‘unfair’ termination tactics
Hospitality 2021-11-15 8:10 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Quest Serviced Apartments is using unfair tactics to unlawfully terminate franchise agreements, according to a lawsuit by a franchisee that is fighting to keep its […]

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Sparke Helmore partner engaged in ‘blatant cover-up’ to hide oversight, trial told
Trials 2021-11-09 8:37 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The Sparke Helmore partner at the centre of a $1 million professional negligence lawsuit attempted to conceal an “oversight of enormous proportions” that is said […]

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Class action investigation launched over $200M Gippsland mineral sands mine
Class Actions 2021-11-09 2:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

A class action investigation is underway on behalf of property holders and business owners in the Gippsland region who have allegedly been intimidated into selling […]

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Myer faces lawsuit over $4.2M in unpaid rent during COVID-19 pandemic
Coronavirus 2021-11-08 2:23 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Department store chain Myer has been hit with a lawsuit for allegedly failing to pay over $4.2 million in rent for its flagship store on […]

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Bridge Street Capital hit with costs for funding winding-up defence of ‘woefully’ insolvent developer
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-11-04 8:44 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Corporate advisory firm Bridge Street Capital has been hit with costs for funding the defence to a winding up application for a Sydney property developer […]

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Developer wins GST class action appeal despite misleading investors
Real Estate 2021-10-25 5:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Canberra property developer that misled investors about GST on its apartments does not have to pay compensation to the lead applicant in a class […]

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Canberra property developer faces class action investigation for rescinding off-the-plan contracts
Class Actions 2021-10-22 3:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Canberra-based property developer may be hit with a class action for allegedly engaging in misleading and deceptive practices which caused financial losses to property […]

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