Most Recent
Funder wants major role in common fund challenge
Class Actions November 12, 2018 8:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

Litigation funder Regency Funding has sought leave to intervene as a major player in one of two challenges to the courts’ powers to issue common […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
‘Disappointed’ judge decries delays in Sydney light rail class action
Class Actions November 2, 2018 10:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has expressed frustration at the slow pace of the Sydney light rail class action, forcing both parties to commit to a timetable that […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
Judge rejects ‘problematic’ pleading in Ford class action
Class Actions October 31, 2018 8:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has rejected a revised pleading in a class action against Ford over its allegedly defective PowerShift transmissions. The revised pleading, which […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
Seconded Ashurst lawyer was allowed at Qantas FWC hearing
Employment October 31, 2018 1:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The presence of a seconded Ashurst lawyer at a Fair Work Commission hearing in an unfair dismissal case against Qantas did not violate an order […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
VW faces class action over Takata airbags
Class Actions October 29, 2018 1:48 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Quinn Emanuel has filed a class action against Volkswagen over cars fitted with defective Takata airbags, the seventh class action filed by the firm in […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
Judge urges class action lawyers to solve multiplicity problem
Class Actions October 26, 2018 4:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

Blasting the battle of competing class actions as a fight for the “commercial interests” of litigation funders not class members, a judge has called on […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
Sydney light rail class action ‘very best thing’ for gov’t: judge
Construction October 26, 2018 11:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing a class action filed on behalf of business owners over the Sydney light rail construction has cautioned the NSW government against filing […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
VW must hand over docs on Dieselgate’s impact on car prices
Competition & Consumer Protection October 26, 2018 12:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Federal Court judge has ordered Volkswagen to produce documents related to its calculations on how its emissions cheating scandal could affect car prices. In […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
Qantas flight attendant can appeal sacking over Manhattan martinis
Employment October 23, 2018 11:22 pm By Christine Caulfield

A former Qantas flight attendant who lost his job after getting drunk on peach martinis while off duty in New York City has won leave […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
Bannister Law off Ford class action in wake of funder feud
Class Actions October 22, 2018 3:49 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Bannister Law has withdrawn from a class action it filed against Ford over allegedly defective Powershift transmissions following a dispute between the firm and the […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.