Most Recent
Banksia class action solicitor suspended from roll for two years
Legal Ethics 2022-06-24 9:59 am By Christine Caulfield

The solicitor found to have acted as a “postbox” to hide conflicts of interest in the class action over Banksia Securities’ collapse has been suspended […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Law firm seeks 30% cut in EML shareholder class action
Class Actions 2022-06-14 2:24 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The law firm that’s running a shareholder class action against payment processing company EML will seek a group costs order for a 30 per cent […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Judge slams Andrews government for ‘opaque cover-up’ in hotel quarantine class action
Coronavirus 2022-06-07 6:45 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has criticised the Andrews government for withholding information about the alleged transmission of COVID-19 to a security guard working in hotel quarantine in […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Andrews government tries again to strike out hotel quarantine class action
Class Actions 2022-05-18 9:30 pm By Sam Matthews

The state of Victoria has asked a court to strike out a class action alleging lapses in its hotel quarantine program caused businesses to suffer […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

KPMG takes Arrium class action venue battle to High Court
Class Actions 2022-05-13 1:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

A fight over the venue for a class action against KPMG by investors in the collapsed mining company Arrium has been taken to the High […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Court accepts Ramsay Health in-house counsel ‘drowning in work’ during COVID-19
Legal Ethics 2022-05-11 9:00 pm By Sam Matthews

Ramsay Health Care Australia has been let off the hook for using emails subpoenaed in a defamation case between two feuding surgeons at one of […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Judge asks why Banksia class action solicitor hasn’t forfeited fees
Class Actions 2022-05-11 9:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

The judge overseeing the scandal-ridden Banksia Securities class action has questioned why a solicitor on record for the case hasn’t handed over his ill-gotten fees […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Banksia class action lawyers’ conduct ‘shocking and unimaginable’, judge told
Class Actions 2022-05-10 11:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

The behaviour of the legal team running the Banksia Securities class action was “reprehensible” and the solicitor who allowed himself to be controlled by lawyer […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

‘I wish I’d never gone to lunch’: Banksia’s ‘postbox’ solicitor rues day he dined with Mark Elliott
Class Actions 2022-05-09 8:59 pm By Christine Caulfield

A solicitor fighting to remain on the roll after his involvement in the infamous Banksia Securities class action has told of his regret at having […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

More clinics to be pulled into Monash IVF class action over embryo destruction
Class Actions 2022-05-04 8:46 pm By Sam Matthews

Six more fertility clinics in states across the country are set to be pulled into a class action against Monash IVF on behalf of hundreds […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.