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Litigation funder shareholders battle over ownership
Business of Law 2022-07-04 6:49 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Litigation funder Embedded Claims has filed court proceedings against one of its shareholders after its former bankrupt director “ineffectively” transferred off half of his shares. […]

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Judge tosses cosmetic surgeon’s case over unaired 60 Minutes episode
Media 2022-06-09 7:06 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has dismissed a case seeking to force Nine to hand over draft versions of a 60 Minutes episode and related stories, after an […]

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Nine wins challenge to production of draft 60 Minutes episode
Defamation 2022-06-08 3:26 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Nine has won its legal challenge to orders that would have forced it to hand over a draft version of a 60 Minutes episode and […]

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Justice Andrew Bell to become NSW Supreme Court’s new top judge
Courts 2022-02-16 9:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Justice Andrew Bell has been appointed the new Chief Justice of the NSW Supreme Court, after the current head of the court announced last year […]

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Court tosses appeal of $1.96M judgment awarded to cryptocurrency trader
Appeals 2021-12-03 2:12 pm By Cindy Cameronne

An appeals court has thrown out a challenge to a judgment awarding a cryptocurrency trader $1.96 million in cash and a property purchased for $1.5 […]

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Fees for no service class action must clarify ‘serious allegations’ against AMP
Class Actions 2021-11-02 4:27 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has ordered a class action against AMP to provide more detail in its case accusing the financial services firm of failing to disclose […]

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Gina Rinehart’s daughter loses appeal bid to dodge arbitration over $4B family trust
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-09-22 2:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

The NSW Court of Appeal has refused to grant Bianca Rinehart leave to appeal a decision staying a lawsuit against her mother Gina Rinehart over […]

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Lawyer who admitted to professional misconduct loses bid for costs from public fund
Legal Ethics 2021-08-06 5:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

A solicitor who admitted to allegations of professional misconduct has lost a NSW Court of Appeal bid for the costs of a NCAT proceeding to […]

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High Court says ‘no one size fits all’ when it comes to competing class actions
Class Actions 2021-03-10 10:18 am By Christine Caulfield

Judges have power to manage competing class actions by picking a winner in a so-called beauty parade, the High Court has ruled, but there is […]

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High Court questions power to hold class action contests
Class Actions 2020-11-11 11:57 pm By Christine Caulfield

That a first filed case should be the presumptive winner in a competition between class actions seemed a losing argument before the High Court on […]

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