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Slater & Gordon’s former boss admits to ‘catastrophic error’
Trials 2021-11-26 9:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

Former Slater & Gordon managing director Andrew Grech has told the Federal Court he regretted his “catastrophic error” in approving the $1.2 billion acquisition of […]

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Arnold Bloch Leibler to pay $28M in class action settlement
Class Actions 2021-11-26 6:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firm Arnold Bloch Leibler will part with $28 million in its settlement with Slater & Gordon shareholders over advice ahead of the plaintiffs firm’s disastrous $1.2 billion Quindell acquisition.

Judge pulls up ASIC for ‘strange’ handling of GetSwift case
Securities 2021-11-26 5:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has dressed down ASIC over the handling of its action against GetSwift, criticising the regulator’s failure to seek a court injunction to prevent the company’s relocation to Canada.

Norton Rose wins appeal against sacked partner, but faulted for ‘serious error in judgment’
Employment 2021-11-26 7:14 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has won its appeal of a $160,000 judgment in favour of former partner Thomas Martin, with the Full Federal Court finding Martin’s allegations of deceit arose from “an excess of suspicion” and “causal connections of the most tenuous kind”.

Banksia judge made no allowance for ‘youth and inexperience’ of Mark Elliott’s son, appeal says
Appeals 2021-11-26 12:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

The judge who made findings against the son of the mastermind behind the Banksia class action scam may have formed strong views about the 27-year-old’s role before he testified and used the flawed suggestion that he was his father’s right-hand man as an “evidential gap filler”, an appeals court has been told.

Group costs order not ‘appropriate or necessary’ in G8 shareholder class action, court told
Fiona Forsyth 2021-11-26 9:53 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge hearing the second ever application for a group costs order in a shareholder class action against early childhood education provider G8 Education has heard she should reject the request because it is not “appropriate or necessary” to ensure justice in the proceeding.

‘This is ridiculous’: Judge pans Google’s bid for confidentiality in John Barilaro’s case
Defamation 2021-11-26 2:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

A bid by Google for a confidentiality undertaking by former NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro over evidence produced in the politician’s defamation case has earned a sharp rebuke by a judge.

Acciona sues to cancel Kwinana renewable energy plant contract due to COVID-19
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-11-25 2:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

Spanish infrastructure company Acciona has filed a lawsuit to get out of an engineering and construction contract for the $696 million Kwinana waste-to-energy plant in […]

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‘Not a shred of evidence’: Judge questions appeal in HWL Ebsworth negligence suit
Appeals 2021-11-25 9:31 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has questioned property developer PPK Group’s challenge to the dismissal of its long-running negligence case against HWL Ebsworth over the $25.5 million sale […]

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Melissa Caddick’s parents may face court battle over $2.6M Edgecliff property
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-11-25 4:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

The parents of accused Sydney fraudster Melissa Caddick may need to bring court proceedings to retain their $2.6 million Edgecliff home and recoup $1.2 million […]

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