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Judge pans ‘inappropriate’ class action reforms, says courts have it covered
Class Actions 2022-03-18 5:36 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A Federal Court judge has criticised “inappropriate” class action reforms pushed by the government, saying the courts have done a “good job” of crafting solutions […]

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‘Grave concerns’ raised by contradictor about 7-Eleven class action lawyer’s comments
Class Actions 2022-03-15 3:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

The contradictor appointed to represent group members in an application for approval of a $98 million settlement of two franchisee class actions against 7-Eleven has […]

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Worley shareholders win appeals court battle to revive class action
Breaking News 2022-03-11 2:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has sided with shareholders in their challenge to a ruling tossing a class action against engineering services company Worley, which was found […]

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Court won’t let class action parties pay for judge to travel for Sydney trial
Class Actions 2022-03-10 3:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Federal Court won’t permit a Melbourne-based judge to travel to Sydney on the dime of the parties in a class action against wealth management […]

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Law firm wants bigger slice of $112M Robodebt settlement to cover costs
Class Actions 2022-03-10 10:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

The law firm administering the $112 million Robodebt class action settlement has asked a court to sign off on a $2.2 million bill to cover […]

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Woolworths class action settlement ditched after judge expresses concerns
Class Actions 2022-03-08 12:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

A class action settlement with Woolworths which “troubled” a Federal Court judge has been abandoned, with the lead applicants resuming their bid to intervene in […]

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Landmark class closure judgments ‘plainly wrong,’ appeals court told
Class Actions 2022-02-25 10:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

Judgments shooting down a class closure order and nixing notice of a possible class closure order were “plainly wrong” and “infected” by faulty reasoning, the […]

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Mayfair’s ex-lawyers may fight claim that ‘flagrant incompetence’ led to court loss
Appeals 2022-02-24 7:36 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Former legal representatives of companies in the Mayfair 101 group are considering an application to strike out part of an appeal that alleges their “flagrant […]

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CBA class action preps for class closure nod from Full Court
Class Actions 2022-02-16 12:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Lawyers leading a class action against the Commonwealth Bank over its alleged money laundering compliance failures are getting their ducks in a row in the […]

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GetSwift class action settlement at risk as financial position in doubt
Class Actions 2022-02-14 10:20 am By Christine Caulfield

A settlement agreement in a shareholder class action against GetSwift may be scrapped as the applicant seeks more information as to whether the logistics company […]

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