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Reading the tea leaves from 2023’s class action beauty parades
Analysis 2024-01-15 11:19 pm By Sam Matthews

The country’s most experienced class action law firm won two and lost two in last year’s beauty parades before the courts, showing track record is […]

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United class action wants to add commission agents, join parent company
Class Actions 2023-11-23 11:35 am By Christine Caulfield

A franchise class action against United Petroleum has asked a court for leave to expand the class action to include a group of commission agents […]

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Law firm replaced in Hyundai, Kia class actions after merger ‘falls apart’
Class Actions 2023-11-20 4:53 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A law firm that brought class actions against Hyundai and Kia over alleged faulty anti-lock braking systems has been replaced ahead of a contest against […]

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Over United Petroleum’s objections, class action firm can peek at franchisee communications
Franchises 2023-10-17 11:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The law firm that’s running a franchisee class action against United Petroleum over allegedly loss-making Pie Faces stores has has won its bid to peek […]

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GM accused of ‘curating’ witnesses in Holden dealers trial
Trials 2023-09-26 11:33 pm By Sam Matthews

General Motors has been accused of having “carefully curated” its list of witnesses to avoid giving evidence about the car maker’s decision to stop supplying […]

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Class action members reap rewards of competition, but at what cost?
Analysis 2023-09-21 11:55 pm By Sam Matthews

The judge who rewarded the law firm with the lowest ever GCO proposal with carriage of an $80 million class action this week noted the […]

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Record-low GCO rate in Star class action not loss-leading pricing, judge says
Class Actions 2023-09-20 11:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

The winning, 14 per cent contingency fee proposal by Slater & Gordon in a fight to run a class action against Star Entertainment was not […]

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Law firm accused of ‘gazumping’ in fight to run Hyundai, Kia class actions
Class Actions 2023-09-20 3:27 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Class action boutique Bannister Law must file a formal application to bring a US-based law firm into proceedings against Hyundai and Kia over allegedly faulty […]

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Law firm with lowest ever GCO wins battle to run Star class action
Class Actions 2023-09-19 12:12 pm By Sam Matthews

One law firm has emerged victorious in a four-way contest to run a shareholder class action against Star Entertainment with the lowest proposed group costs […]

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United to steer clear of franchisees amid class action contact concerns
Class Actions 2023-09-18 2:25 pm By Sam Matthews

United Petroleum has given an undertaking to not contact group members in a class action against the petrol giant over the introduction of loss-making Pie […]

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