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High Court won’t weigh in on spat between Probuild, Allianz over development bonds
Construction 2023-11-20 11:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

Probuild Constructions has failed in its special leave application to the High Court, which sought to challenge a ruling that it held $7.7 million in […]

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Surgeons lose appeal in breast implants class action
Appeals 2023-10-26 3:25 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A group of surgeons who worked for The Cosmetic Institute have lost a second bid to declass a representative proceeding on behalf of 13,500 patients […]

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Takata airbags class action against Volkswagen fails again
Appeals 2023-09-05 10:41 am By Cindy Cameronne

A class action against Volkswagen over allegedly deadly Takata airbags has failed a second time after an appeals court found “a merely speculative” risk of […]

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Lawyer who filed defence in losing case wins appeal of personal costs order
Appeals 2023-04-27 3:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

A lawyer’s role in litigation is not to draw conclusions on the existence of facts or the outcome of a case, an appeals court has […]

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In loss for Haymarket builder, appeals court says new defect claims not new cause of action
Appeals 2023-04-17 10:25 pm By Sam Matthews

The builder of an allegedly defective Haymarket apartment building has lost an appeal of a decision which found that separate breaches of statutory building warranties […]

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Dick Smith directors owe $11.8M in damages after receivers win appeal
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-08-29 1:38 pm By Cindy Cameronne

An appeals court has found that two former executives of collapsed electronics retailer Dick Smith should pay the company’s receivers $11.8 million in damages for […]

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Sacked sports journalist loses appeal over coverage of ‘vivid and disgusting’ comments
Defamation 2022-08-18 11:24 pm By Sam Matthews

Former Channel 7 rugby league journalist Josh Massoud has lost an appeal of a decision clearing multiple media outlets of defamation over reports alleging he […]

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‘No relationship’ with reality: Judge rails against ‘grossly inflated’ security estimate
Financial Services 2022-07-14 5:00 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has slammed a “grossly inflated” estimate of legal costs relied on during a security for costs bid by non-bank lender Aquamore Finance in […]

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Lawyer’s muffin eating was irrelevant to personal costs order, appeals court says
Appeals 2022-06-29 5:02 pm By Sam Matthews

An appeals court has ruled that a judge was not justified in slapping two lawyers with personal costs, finding she should not have considered alleged […]

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CBRE offered to pay $600,000 before winning $20M negligent valuation case
Professional Negligence 2022-06-10 1:28 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A court has handed CBRE indemnity costs for successfully defending a negligent land valuation lawsuit by defunct fund manager City Pacific after it had offered […]

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