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REA Group blocks trade mark bid by former Reserve Hotel director’s Real Estate Store
Intellectual Property 2021-04-08 11:02 am By Miklos Bolza

Global property giant REA Group has blocked a trade mark application by Real Estate Store, a new venture of a former director of Reserve Hotel […]

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‘Millions of dollars of cash in bags’: Cryptocurrency trader wins lawsuit against fraudster
Financial Services 2021-03-30 4:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

A cryptocurrency trader has won judgment of over $1.96 million in a NSW Supreme Court lawsuit against companies owned by a convicted fraudster over a […]

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Judge won’t entertain defective defence argument in negligence case against K&L Gates
Colin Biggers & Paisley 2021-03-25 10:22 pm By Christine Caulfield

K&L Gates has fended off a mid-case bid for costs by former clients who are seeking $3 million in a negligence lawsuit and told a […]

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Judge throws out lawsuit accusing Sydney solicitors of unconscionable conduct
Business of Law 2021-03-22 5:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Sydney law firm has successfully defended a NSW Supreme Court lawsuit by angry former clients who tried to overturn a $492,000 settlement and accused […]

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In win for ACCC, Full Court says vulnerability not essential to proving unconscionable conduct
Appeals 2021-03-22 1:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has ruled that unconscionable conduct under the Australian Consumer Law is not confined to exploitation of vulnerable parties, in an “extremely […]

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Former QC, now judge liable to client in negligent advice case, court rules
Professional Negligence 2021-03-01 6:11 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A former QC turned Victorian Supreme Court judge has been found liable, along with a law firm acquired by Russell Kennedy, to pay $1.185 million […]

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Court shoots down Prime Trust liquidators’ bid for global proof of debt to compensate unitholders
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-02-18 2:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

The liquidators of retirement village group Australian Property Custodian Holdings, which went into administration in 2010 owing $948 million, have had their proposal to compensate unitholders […]

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Law firm ordered to cease acting in $51M property spat with ex-client
Legal Ethics 2021-02-15 3:59 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has ordered a Melbourne-based law firm to stop acting for property company Xriso in a case against a former client over the terms […]

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Barrister settles lawsuit over client loss in $24.5M property spat
Trials 2021-02-04 4:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Victorian barrister has reached a settlement on the eve of trial in a breach of fiduciary duty lawsuit brought by a former client who […]

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Law firm, barrister face negligence trial over client’s loss in $24.5M property spat
Professional Negligence 2021-01-28 4:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Melbourne law firm and barrister will soon face trial over allegations of breach of fiduciary duty brought by a former client who lost a […]

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