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7-Eleven class action law firm’s billing practice ‘troubling’, court hears
Class Actions 2022-05-13 9:46 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge overseeing two franchisee class actions against 7-Eleven that settled for $98 million has been urged to cut the payout to the law firm […]

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ASIC’s contempt case against Mayfair’s Mawhinney paused pending ban challenge
Financial Services 2022-05-04 10:44 am By Christine Caulfield

A judge has ordered a temporary stay of ASIC’s case accusing Mayfair 101 director James Mawhinney of contempt for breaching a 20-year ban. Federal Court […]

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ASIC loses waiver argument over privileged docs in case against REST
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-04-29 2:18 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has panned ASIC’s bid to discover a wide range of privileged communications between super fund REST and various legal advisers, finding the regulator […]

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7-Eleven class action judge urged to accept lawyer’s word on deferred fees claim
Class Actions 2022-04-22 10:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

No evidence was produced of a deferred fee arrangement between the law firm and funder backing franchise class actions against 7-Eleven, and the “unequivocal” denial […]

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ACCC appeals ruling over Mazda’s ‘appalling’ customer service
Appeals 2022-04-14 9:42 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The consumer watchdog is challenging a court ruling that found Mazda’s treatment of customers with defective vehicles was “appalling” but did not amount to unconscionable […]

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Court to probe if 7-Eleven class action funder, law firm had deferred fee arrangement
Class Actions 2022-04-06 11:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

A marathon hearing of an application for court approval of a $98 million settlement in two 7-Eleven class actions has ended with a judge taking […]

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$98M 7-Eleven class action settlement approved but costs, commission hang in the balance
Class Actions 2022-04-04 12:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has signed off on a $98 million settlement in two franchisee class actions against 7-Eleven, but has yet to reach a decision on […]

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7-Eleven class action lawyer accused of retaliation, deliberate late billing
Class Actions 2022-03-30 9:39 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A solicitor running two franchisee class actions against 7-Eleven “retaliated” against a group member who objected to a $98 million settlement and issued a late […]

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Contradictor backs $98M class action settlement given 7-Eleven’s ‘significant’ risk of losing at trial
Class Actions 2022-03-29 10:20 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A $98 million settlement reached in two franchisee class actions against 7-Eleven is “appropriate” given the likelihood that the convenience store giant would have lost […]

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7-Eleven class action funder’s commission should be cut by $10M, court told
Class Actions 2022-03-28 7:20 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Litigation funder Galactic should receive a $15 million commission for its work on two franchisee class actions against convenience store giant 7-Eleven, instead of the […]

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