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Bartier Perry gave client ‘dangerously incomplete’ legal advice, appeals court says
Business of Law 2021-08-03 10:43 pm By Bianca Hrovat

An appeals court has upheld a ruling that Sydney law firm Bartier Perry failed to adequately advise a lawyer about his rights under a partnership […]

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‘A hint, a wink or a nod’: Appeals court says harassment need not be sexually explicit
Appeals 2021-07-20 4:08 pm By Bianca Hrovat

An appeals court has upheld a $100,000 sexual harassment judgment against a Sanitarium-owned company for designing, displaying and distributing a poster featuring a worker alongside […]

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Court finds trader was defamed by ASIC but throws out $10M lawsuit
Defamation 2021-06-30 5:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

Canadian trader Daniel Schlaepfer has suffered a loss in his $10 million defamation case against ASIC, with an appeals court tossing the lawsuit despite finding […]

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Barrister struck off roll for practising in NSW without a certificate for 6 years
Legal Ethics 2021-03-25 9:23 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A former barrister has been struck off the roll of practitioners in NSW after it was found that he practised in the state for six […]

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Sydney lawyer can’t delay appeal in sports betting class action
Appeals 2020-10-20 12:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Sydney lawyer has lost her bid to vacate an upcoming hearing in her appeal of a judge’s finding that investors who sank $12.3 million […]

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Businessman Kia Silverbrook can’t overturn $9.3M penalty for unpaid PAYG tax
Tax 2020-05-19 8:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has dismissed a challenge by businessman and prolific inventor Kia Silverbrook to a finding that he was jointly liable to pay a […]

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High Court won’t hear landowners case over payout for WestConnex project
Real Estate 2020-02-05 10:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

Three Sydney commercial landlords whose properties were compulsorily acquired to make way for the WestConnex project have come to the end of the road in […]

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Jailed former E&Y exec loses challenge to restraining orders on $150M in assets
White Collar 2019-09-30 8:11 pm By Christine Caulfield

A former Ernst & Young principal jailed for at least nine years for his role in a $135 million tax fraud has lost a challenge […]

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Landowners lose appeal over $56.5M payout for Westconnex project
Transportation & Infrastructure 2019-09-26 2:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

A group of Sydney commercial landlords whose properties were compulsorily acquired for the WestConnex project have lost an appeal seeking $56.5 million in compensation, after […]

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Lawyers breached duty to client with ‘sharply’ conflicting interests, appeals court rules
Legal Ethics 2019-08-30 9:54 pm By Amelia Birnie

A Sydney law firm has been ordered to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in compensation and restitution for breach of its fiduciary duties, after […]

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