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Sydney man defamed by Fairfax hit-and-run story loses bid to up damages 
Defamation 2021-07-22 10:24 pm By Bianca Hrovat

An appeals court  has thrown out an appeal by a Sydney man who sought greater damages for being incorrectly named in media reports as the […]

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Liquidator of Fogo Brazilia faces ouster for retaining law firm investigating class action
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-05-24 6:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

The liquidator of restaurant chain Fogo Brazilia has been ordered to hand over communications with law firm Levitt Robinson as creditors seek to oust him […]

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Divided appeals court says judge’s grilling of expert witness ‘quite involved’ but not excessive
Courts 2021-04-29 5:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has split on whether a judge’s grilling of an expert witnesses in a personal injury case was appropriate, with the dissenting judge […]

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Sparke Helmore off the hook as IOOF unit loses appeal of $76M judgment
Appeals 2021-02-05 6:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

IOOF subsidiary Australian Executor Trustees failed to drag law firm Sparke Helmore into a case after it was hit with a $76.6 million judgment over […]

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Law firm can’t delay appeal over unpaid bill because QC won’t fly without vaccine
Legal Ethics 2021-02-17 2:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Atanaskovic Hartnell has failed to postpone its appeal of a ruling over unpaid legal fees until after its senior counsel — who is […]

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Corporate insolvency partner scores partial win on appeal in breakup spat
Restructuring & Insolvency 2020-06-25 5:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

A challenge to a judgment which found that one partner of a corporate insolvency firm “ambushed” the other to leave the business has been partially […]

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Sparke Helmore says it should have to pay no more than $7.6M of IOOF judgment
Appeals 2020-04-03 9:24 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Sparke Helmore has admitted that legal advice it provided to IOOF subsidiary Australian Executor Trustees was inadequate but has argued it should be responsible only […]

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Sports betting companies lose challenge to $3.8M judgment
Appeals 2020-05-12 6:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has dealt Classic Bet and Best Bet a loss in their challenge to a $3.8 million judgment in a contractual dispute related […]

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$16M settlement reached in Walla Walla tip fire class action
Class Actions 2020-04-06 11:18 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A NSW council has agreed to fork over $16 million to settle a class action over a 2009 rubbish tip fire, after the High Court […]

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Sparke Helmore equally responsible for $76M judgment against IOOF unit, court hears
Appeals 2020-04-02 10:37 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Sparke Helmore is equally responsible for a $76.6 million judgment against IOOF subsidiary Australian Executor Trustees over the sale of a timber plantation by collapsed […]

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