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Mills Oakley helped uncover client’s false evidence, court hears
Intellectual Property March 14, 2019 7:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former top executive at railway technology company Wavetrain has been referred to the Commonwealth Attorney General for possible criminal proceedings after its solicitors at […]

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Queensland floods class action defendants must live with their decision on expert reports, judge says
Class Actions March 14, 2019 11:48 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing the marathon Queensland floods class action has shot down a request by the defendants to submit new expert flood modeling reports, saying […]

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Black & White Cabs loses injunction bid in misuse of market power case
Competition & Consumer Protection March 12, 2019 12:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

National taxi company Black & White Cabs has failed in its bid for a court-ordered injunction forcing Regent Taxis to supply booking and dispatch services […]

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Judge got the maths wrong in awarding $5.6M for accounting error, Pitcher Partner says
Appeals March 7, 2019 1:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge who hit Pitcher Partners with a $5.6 million damages ruling over an accounting error concealed from corporate client Neville’s Bus Service was wrong […]

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United Petroleum loses $2M award over compulsory land acquisition
Construction March 6, 2019 5:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has overturned a ruling awarding $2 million in compensation to United Petroleum after the state government compulsorily acquired land on which the […]

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Sacked Qantas flight attendant loses appeal over Manhattan martini drinking spree
Employment March 6, 2019 9:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

A former Qantas flight attendant who was sacked after getting drunk on peach martinis at a bar while off duty in Manhattan has lost an […]

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Judges have the power to issue common fund orders, appeals courts rule
Class Actions March 1, 2019 8:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

Common fund orders in class actions are legal and not unconstitutional, six judges found Friday after a history-making joint sitting of two appeals courts. With […]

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Explicit Snapchat pic sent to co-worker validates sacking, FWC finds
Employment February 28, 2019 3:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

Sydney Trains was justified in its dismissal of a train guard who claimed he sent an explicit Snapchat picture of his genitalia to a colleague […]

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Judge makes ‘irresistible’ order that Pitcher Partners pay $3.3M in costs over hidden error
Financial Services February 25, 2019 2:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

Pitcher Partners just found another reason to challenge a ruling that it owes $5.6 million in damages for concealing an accounting error from a client […]

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ASIC takes GetSwift to court over inadequate shareholder disclosures
Securities February 22, 2019 5:42 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has added to logistics provider GetSwift’s legal woes, filing a lawsuit over the company’s alleged failure to disclose material […]

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