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Sparke Helmore loses ‘excessive’ $215,000 security bid in negligence suit
Professional negligence 2021-10-14 11:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has granted law firm Sparke Helmore’s bid for additional security in a negligence lawsuit brought by a property developer, but agreed the $215,000 […]

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Murray Darling Basin Authority fails again to limit class action liability
Appeals 2021-10-12 12:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Murray Darling Basin Authority can’t rely on defences claiming it is a “public or other authority” to limit the liability of a class action […]

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Lawyer who allegedly doctored invoices, stole from client can’t stay suspension
Legal Ethics 2021-10-06 9:09 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A Sydney solicitor accused of stealing over $130,000 from a client and doctoring five invoices has lost a bid to pause the NSW Law Society’s […]

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Sparke Helmore’s security demand in $1M negligence case ‘excessive’, court told
Business of Law 2021-09-28 4:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

A property developer suing law firm Sparke Helmore in a $1 million negligence suit has resisted a bid for $215,000 in security for costs made […]

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Appeals court to decide if Murray Darling Basin Authority can limit class action liability
Class Actions 2021-08-27 11:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Murray-Darling Basin Authority will soon make its case directly to an appeals court that it can rely on defences limiting its liability to farmers […]

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Worker ‘heavily medicated’ during settlement can’t amend case against law firms
Employment 2021-08-24 2:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

An IT specialist who claims he was was “heavily medicated” when settling Fair Work Commission claims has lost a bid to amend his pleadings in […]

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Sparke Helmore wins stay of $1M negligence case for abuse of process
Professional negligence 2021-07-26 3:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

Sparke Helmore has secured a temporary reprieve in a $1 million negligence lawsuit against it, with a NSW Supreme Court judge staying the case for […]

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Judge rejects government’s attempt to limit liability in Murray Darling class action
Class Actions 2021-04-13 3:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has found the Commonwealth and Murray Darling Basin Authority are not “public authorities”, striking out large portions of their defence in a class […]

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Melco must produce docs to Crown Resorts inquiry, appeals court says
White Collar 2020-03-12 10:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

Hong Kong-based casino group Melco Resorts must hand over documents claimed to be privileged to a NSW public inquiry into James Packer’s Crown Resorts, with […]

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Former MP Ian Macdonald gets conviction overturned
White Collar 2019-02-25 9:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

A five-member appeals panel in the NSW Supreme Court has overturned former NSW Labor Minister for Mineral Resources Ian Macdonald’s conviction for wilful misconduct of […]

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