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Piper Alderman accused of ‘skulduggery’ in push to oust female partner
Business of Law February 26, 2019 2:08 pm By Miklos Bolza and Christine Caulfield

A leading female partner at Piper Alderman, who is suing the firm’s other partners for sex discrimination, has told a court their attempt to oust […]

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Leading female lawyer at Piper Alderman sues partnership for sex discrimination
Business of Law February 21, 2019 2:22 pm By Christine Caulfield

A female Piper Alderman partner has filed a sex discrimination lawsuit against the firm’s other partners and has won a temporary injunction blocking the partnership […]

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Piper Alderman to defend sex discrimination case by senior female partner
Business of Law February 22, 2019 9:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Piper Alderman said Friday it would defend a sex discrimination case brought by a leading female partner against the firm’s partnership, saying it […]

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First class action filed over combustible cladding
Class Actions February 15, 2019 9:37 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A product liability class action has been filed against the manufacturers of Alucobond PE cladding, the first of what’s expected to be several lawsuits over the […]

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Property spruiker Rick Otton drops appeal of record $6M fine
Competition & Consumer Protection January 30, 2019 9:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

We Buy Houses’ director Rick Otton has withdrawn his appeal of a ruling that slugged him with a $6 million fine for misleading property investors, […]

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REA, Domain settle trade mark lawsuit over realestate.com redirect
Intellectual Property February 21, 2019 10:32 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Property listing rivals REA Group and Domain have settled a trade mark lawsuit over an agreement between Domain and the owner of US website realestate.com to […]

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Clive Palmer can’t shut down ASIC’s criminal case over takeover law breaches
White Collar January 23, 2019 8:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

Clive Palmer has lost a fight to stay criminal proceedings alleging his company breached takeover laws, with a judge slamming the Queensland mining tycoon’s claims […]

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Property spruiker Otton can’t use Bondi estate cash for legal bills, ACCC says
Competition & Consumer Protection December 20, 2018 8:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission wants to block former We Buy Houses director Rick Otton from using the proceeds from the sale of his […]

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Online property giant REA sues Domain for referral deal with realestate.com
Intellectual Property November 29, 2018 2:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

Online real estate giant REA Group is suing competitor Domain Group over a referral arrangement with the US-based owner of the web address realestate.com, saying […]

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Barry Plant hit with $720,000 fine for duping house hunters with low display prices
Competition & Consumer Protection November 20, 2018 10:47 am By Christine Caulfield

Real estate agency Barry Plant has been hit with a $720,000 fine after admitting it breached the consumer laws by underquoting the likely selling price […]

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