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High Court restores $435,000 award to sex offences prosecutor diagnosed with PTSD
Employment 2022-04-13 4:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has reinstated a $435,000 judgment awarded to a former lawyer who suffered post-traumatic stress disorder while working for the Special Sexual Offences […]

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Worley asks High Court to fix ‘absurd’ shareholder class action ruling
Class Actions 2022-04-12 10:04 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Engineering company Worley is challenging an appeals court ruling that allowed a shareholder class action against it to continue, arguing the Full Court’s finding that […]

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High Court deals blow to trust beneficiaries in victory for ATO
Tax 2022-04-06 5:43 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The ATO has won a legal challenge over when it can claim tax from trust income, with the High Court finding beneficiaries cannot “retrospectively expunge” […]

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High Court awards Paralympian $6.75M for fall in campdrafting competition
High Court 2022-04-06 5:21 pm By Sam Matthews

The High Court has ordered a sports association to pay $6.75 million to a woman who suffered a serious spinal injury after falling during a […]

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High Court to weigh in on peak indebtedness rule in win for Gunns liquidators
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-03-25 5:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court will clarify the so-called peak indebtedness rule used by liquidators recouping payments to unsecured creditors, granting a special leave application brought by […]

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High Court finds Sandoz infringed Lundbeck’s Lexapro patent
High Court 2022-03-09 4:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has found that Novartis unit Sandoz infringed Danish drug company Lundbeck’s patent for its blockbuster antidepressant Lexapro, but has overturned a ruling […]

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High Court says ‘direct and far-reaching ramifications’ of contract gives outsider right to relief
High Court 2022-03-09 9:42 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The High Court has ruled that the “direct and far-reaching ramifications” of a contract between the federal government and Tasmania’s two major airports justifies an […]

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Reckitt-Benckiser asks High Court to overturn decision on Maxigesic ads
High Court 2022-02-03 1:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Consumer goods giant Reckitt-Benckiser is seeking special leave from the High Court to challenge a Full Court judgment that overturned a finding that AFT Pharmaceuticals’ […]

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Port of Newcastle can charge Glencore higher access fees, High Court rules
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-12-08 6:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Port of Newcastle has largely won its High Court fight with mining giant Glencore over access fees and will now be able to set […]

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Full Court throws out ‘mistaken’ judgment on AFT’s Maxigesic ads
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-12-07 6:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge was “mistaken” to find that AFT Pharmaceuticals’ ads for its painkiller Maxigesic were misleading, with the Full Federal Court ruling there was an […]

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