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The Athlete’s Foot hit with lawsuit over alleged sexual assault
Employment 2021-04-20 6:33 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A former employee of The Athlete’s Foot has sued the sports footwear chain over an alleged sexual assault which she claims took place after a […]

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Solomon Lew’s retail giant The Just Group sued for $3.4M in unpaid rent
Real Estate 2021-04-20 1:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

Australian investment management group Fortius Funds Management has taken retail giant The Just Group to court seeking millions of dollars in allegedly unpaid rent for […]

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Woolworths entitled to recoup loss in train derailment despite ‘force majeure’ event, judge says
Contracts 2021-04-14 6:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

Supermarket giant Woolworths can recoup losses from a 2014 train derailment in South Australia despite a contractual clause excluding force majeure events, the NSW Supreme […]

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HWL Ebsworth advice to Quay Eyewear protected by privilege, judge rules
Employment 2021-04-09 3:18 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A director of sunglasses company Quay Eyewear has lost her bid to access HWL Ebsworth’s advice to the company given during legal proceedings which accused […]

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Billionaire Brett Blundy defeats lawsuit by Honey Birdette co-founder
Corporate 2021-04-06 8:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former director of provocative lingerie retailer Honey Birdette has lost a lawsuit against billionaire retail entrepreneur Brett Blundy seeking damages after a relationship breakdown […]

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‘The game is not worth the candle’: Judge says oral discovery in 7-Eleven class action a waste of time
Class Actions 2021-04-01 5:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

Courts have power to order oral discovery of potential witnesses ahead of trial, according to the judge overseeing two 7-Eleven class actions by franchisees, but […]

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FE Sports to pay $350,000 penalty for ‘serious’ resale price maintenance
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-03-24 9:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

Brisbane-based sporting goods wholesaler FE Sports has been fined $350,000 for engaging in resale price maintenance that prohibited dealers from advertising certain products for less […]

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Peters says competitors had many ways to serve up their ice cream
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-03-22 1:16 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Peters Ice Cream has denied claims by the ACCC that it signed an agreement for the exclusive distribution of its single serve ice creams to […]

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‘A disappointing result’: Judge approves $25M settlement in Dick Smith class actions
Class Actions 2021-03-17 11:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has approved a “disappointing” $25 million settlement in long-running class action litigation over the collapse of electronics retailer Dick Smith with claims worth […]

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Lorna Jane says it believed activewear would protect users from COVID-19
Coronavirus 2021-03-15 4:40 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Women’s activewear company Lorna Jane has defended ACCC allegations that it represented to consumers during that height of the coronavirus pandemic that its activewear would […]

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