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Courts criticised for losing sight of justice in Takata airbag class closure challenge
Class Actions 2020-02-19 8:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicants in seven class actions against auto manufacturers over explosive Takata airbags have criticised the courts for losing their way in ensuring justice […]

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Ashurst partner’s appeal flops in Point Piper property spat with ex-judge
Appeals 2020-01-06 2:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

An Ashurst partner that argued a judge was “confused” when he decided to appoint liquidators to his luxury Point Piper home in a dispute with […]

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Court slashes $450,000 judgment against HWL Ebsworth
Employment 2019-12-17 4:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has slashed a $450,000 judgment against law firm HWL Ebsworth to $127,000, after finding a former partner who sued the firm for […]

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HWL Ebsworth says it axed partner for lying about printouts
Business of Law 2019-11-21 9:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

HWL Ebsworth claims it was justified in firing a former partner for being dishonest about why he printed out confidential material, as the firm challenges […]

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Ashurst partner slams ruling from ‘confused’ judge in dispute with ex-judge neighbour
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-10-18 9:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

A partner at Big Six firm Ashurst has challenged a NSW Supreme Court decision appointing liquidators to his Point Piper home in a protracted dispute […]

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Court of Appeal tosses Quinn Emanuel challenge to AMP beauty parade loss
Appeals 2019-10-08 4:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

A challenge by Quinn Emanuel to a NSW Supreme Court decision staying its shareholder class action against AMP has been unanimously dismissed by the Court […]

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Court’s ‘auction’ approach in GetSwift slammed in bid to revive AMP class action
Appeals 2019-08-26 9:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

The barrister leading an appeal seeking to revive Quinn Emanuel’s fees for no service class action against AMP has criticised the approach taken in the […]

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Jailed Healthzone CEO loses ‘armchair appeal’ of fraud conviction
White Collar 2019-07-19 3:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

The jailed former CEO of defunct health food business Healthzone has lost his appeal of a criminal conviction and sentence over a conspiracy to fraudulently […]

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Chris Gayle defeats defamation appeal by publishers despite lawyer going ‘too far’ at trial
Appeals 2019-07-16 4:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

The publishers of the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Canberra Times have lost an appeal of a $300,000 defamation award to cricketer Chris […]

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Class action by sailors over broken Navy training contract revived on appeal
Appeals 2019-05-31 11:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has overturned a decision dismissing a class action on behalf of enlisted Navy sailors alleging the Commonwealth of Australian breached a contract […]

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