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All HWL Ebsworth partners to be named in ex-partner’s $4.4M lawsuit
Business of Law 2021-10-22 2:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge won’t make HWL Ebsworth managing partner Juan Martinez the representative defendant in a former partner’s $4.4 million lawsuit against the firm, saying Martinez’ […]

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Telegraph says art dealer’s ‘misrepresentation’ invalidates $50K settlement deal in defamation case
Defamation 2021-08-23 2:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

A $50,000 settlement agreement between Nationwide News and an art collector who alleged he was defamed by a Sunday Telegraph article was invalid because the […]

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HWL Ebsworth’s Juan Martinez wants all partners named in lawsuit, not just him
Business of Law 2021-06-21 3:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

The managing partner of HWL Ebsworth, who has been targeted in a lawsuit by a former equity partner over the law firm’s aborted IPO, is […]

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HWL Ebsworth partner sacked ahead of failed IPO so others could pocket more, court told
Business of Law 2021-05-20 5:06 pm By Cindy Cameronne

National law firm HWL Ebsworth expelled a former equity partner ahead of its failed initial public offering specifically so he would not participate in the […]

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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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Judge rejects ‘arguably excessive’ funder’s commission in KPMG class action
Class Actions 2019-07-31 11:52 am By Miklos Bolza

A judge has rejected a proposed common fund order in the settled KPMG class action, saying the funder’s commission was “arguably excessive” and could result […]

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Grant Thornton steps up as contradictor in KPMG class action settlement
Class Actions 2019-07-25 8:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

Accounting firm Grant Thornton has thrown off prior concerns and agreed to take on the dual role of scheme administrator of a confidential settlement by […]

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Judge urges Grant Thornton to consider Chinese wall in KPMG class action settlement
Class Actions 2019-07-22 10:10 pm By Amelia Birnie

The settlement of the Discovery Metals investor class action against KPMG has experienced another setback, after scheme administrator Grant Thornton flagged a potential conflict of […]

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Piper Alderman’s $3.5M legal bill for running KPMG class action in limbo
Class Actions 2019-07-12 1:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has refused to approve Piper Alderman’s $3.5 million in legal fees charged for running a class action against KPMG, appointing Grant Thornton as […]

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Piper Alderman says costs breach in KPMG class action ‘obviously accidental’
Class Actions 2019-05-31 2:42 pm By Amelia Birnie

Piper Alderman has urged a judge to excuse its “obviously accidental” breach of legal profession costs regulations in its Discovery Metals investor class action against […]

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