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New High Court judges Gleeson, Steward safe picks after secretive process
Analysis 2020-10-28 11:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

Federal Court Justices Jacqueline Gleeson and Simon Steward are safe and steady appointments to the High Court that are unlikely to disrupt the current culture […]

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Federal Court judges Jacqueline Gleeson, Simon Steward appointed to High Court
People In The News 2020-10-28 2:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Morrison government has picked Federal Court Justices Simon Steward and Jacqueline Gleeson to fill the impending vacancies on the High Court. Justice Steward and […]

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Worley ruling the latest setback for shareholder class actions
Analysis 2020-10-23 5:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge’s decision to throw out a shareholder class action against engineering company Worley is a loss for plaintiffs lawyers and could result in fewer […]

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Worley prevails in rare judgment dismissing shareholder class action
Class Actions 2020-10-22 10:01 am By Christine Caulfield

A judge has sided with Worley in a ruling tossing a class action after a trial alleged the engineering company misled shareholders and breached disclosure […]

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No relief: AFT appeals Reckitt-Benckiser win over Maxigesic ads
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-10-21 4:12 pm By Christine Caulfield

The maker of pain killer Maxigesic is taking its long-running battle with Nuromol manufacturer Reckitt Benckiser to an appeals court after a recent ruling that […]

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Judge awards $875,000 in damages for ‘disgraceful’ Facebook posts targeting Nats MP
Defamation 2020-09-22 5:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has awarded $875,000 in damages in a defamation case brought by Nationals MP Dr Anne Webster against a conspiracy theorist for a series […]

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Cladding class action applicant has $5.8M claim against Fairview, court hears
Class Actions 2020-08-20 4:08 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The second meeting of creditors of embattled cladding manufacturer Fairview Architectural has been pushed back to give administrators more time to work out what is […]

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Ex-Qantas worker tries again to bring discrimination case against Maurice Blackburn
Appeals 2020-08-18 12:15 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A former Qantas customer service manager has appealed a ruling blocking her from pursuing a disability discrimination case against Maurice Blackburn alleging the law firm […]

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ASIC spent $1.8M on failed Westpac responsible lending case
Financial Services 2020-08-07 4:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission spent over $1.8 million in taxpayer funds investigating and prosecuting its now failed responsible lending case against Westpac. The […]

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Further pain for AFT as court finds new Maxigesic ads misleading
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-08-04 4:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

AFT Pharmaceuticals has suffered another blow over its Maxigesic advertisements, with a judge finding the marketing material misled consumers by claiming to provide better, faster […]

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