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High Court set to deliver judgment in Westpac’s appeal of personal advice ruling
High Court 2021-01-29 3:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court will hand down its ruling Wednesday in a high-stakes case between ASIC and Westpac that is expected to clarify the line between […]

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$100M Woolworths shareholder class action set for February hearing
Class Actions 2021-01-20 3:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

Trial is set to begin February 2 in a $100 million shareholder class action against Woolworths over a February 2015 profit downgrade that allegedly led […]

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Clients and lawyers with axe to grind a major headache for law firms in 2020
Business of Law 2021-01-13 10:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

While there was no shortage of pain and challenges for law firms as the coronavirus raged across the globe last year, a number of big […]

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All judge wants for Christmas is IOOF class action evidence
Class Actions 2020-12-16 4:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge taking over a shareholder class action against IOOF Holdings from a recent High Court appointment has lamented the lack of progress […]

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Councils win appeal over Telstra smart payphone installation
Telecommunications 2020-11-20 5:25 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Telstra has lost an appeal in a case brought by Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane city councils over a planned upgrade of its payphone network across […]

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Shareholders appeal dismissal of Worley class action
Class Actions 2020-11-19 11:47 am By Christine Caulfield

Shareholders who lost a Federal Court trial in their class action against engineering company Worley are challenging the decision to dismiss the case. Shine Lawyers, […]

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Amicus to argue against CFO in $138M IAG class action settlement
Class Actions 2020-11-05 4:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

An amicus curiae will be appointed by the court to argue against a common fund order application by the funder backing a class action against […]

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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 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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