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Silk Norman O’Bryan can’t appeal findings of fraud in Banksia class action
Appeals 2024-06-13 11:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

Unable to convince an appeals court that a common law right of appeal exists, disgraced former barrister Norman O’Bryan has failed in his challenge to […]

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Class action firms that play nice should not have a leg up in beauty parade, court told
Class Actions 2024-05-08 11:16 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Appellate guidance is needed on whether a history of cooperation between law firms that brought competing class actions can be the deciding factor in a […]

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Telstra wins appeal of ruling putting it on hook for telemarketing firm’s ‘catastrophic crashes’
Telecommunications 2024-03-07 10:56 pm By Sam Matthews

Telstra has successfully appealed a decision holding it liable for a $2.6 million telecommunications bungle at a Melbourne-based telemarketing business, with a judge finding it […]

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GCOs can’t travel to NSW, appeals court says in Arrium class action
Class Actions 2023-10-26 12:41 pm By Cindy Cameronne

KPMG has lost the latest round in its fight to transfer a class action over the collapse of steel giant Arrium from Victoria to NSW, […]

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Arrium class action’s potential loss of contingency fee irrelevant to transfer fight, KPMG says
Class Actions 2023-07-27 5:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

The possibility that a NSW judge will revoke a contingency fee order made in a class action over Arrium’s collapse is irrelevant to whether the […]

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Chinese crypto miner wins return of equipment in five-way stoush
Cryptocurrency 2023-02-24 10:26 pm By Sam Matthews

A Chinese crypto miner has won its equipment back, for now, after a Melbourne business it charged with looking after the machines allegedly allowed four […]

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Mitsubishi wins High Court leave in case over ‘misleading’ fuel economy label
Appeals 2023-02-17 10:03 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has agreed to weigh in on whether Mitsubishi can be sued over allegedly misleading fuel efficiency representations on a label affixed to […]

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High Court won’t hear appeal in spat with law firm over $24.5M Melbourne development
Legal Ethics 2022-10-20 10:53 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has declined special leave to a former Rigby Cooke client who unsuccessfully challenged the law firm’s win in a dispute over a […]

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Mitsubishi loses appeal, court finds Triton fuel economy label misleading
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-08-05 2:37 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Mitsubishi Motors has lost its legal challenge to a decision that found it made misleading fuel efficiency representations on a label affixed to the windshield […]

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Law firm fends off appeal in spat with ex-client over $24.5M development
Professional Negligence 2022-06-27 11:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

Rigby Cooke has prevailed in an appeal by a former client that challenged a ruling for the law firm over a $24.5 million East Melbourne […]

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