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Canberra developers settle apartment owners’ class action over $6.3M in GST
Class Actions March 30, 2020 1:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The developers behind the Governor Place residential complex in Canberra have reached a settlement in a class action by aparment owners seeking $6.3 million in […]

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Online trial planned in Opal Tower builder’s case against insurers
Construction March 26, 2020 10:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Federal Court is pushing ahead with an expedited trial in Icon Co.’s case against Liberty Mutual Insurance and QBE over the Opal Tower disaster, […]

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Court wrestles with how toxic foam settlement objectors will be heard
Class Actions March 26, 2020 2:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing the $212.5 million settlement in three toxic foam class actions against the Commonwealth of Australia has been told of at least one […]

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Monsanto faces third class action, as fight to lead litigation escalates
Exclusive March 23, 2020 4:34 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A fight to lead a class action against Monsanto over its allegedly cancer-causing weedkiller Roundup is on foot, with a third class action soon to […]

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On the line: Federal Court keeps wheels of justice turning by telephone
Business of Law March 20, 2020 11:29 am By Christine Caulfield

The Federal Court has updated guidance on its response to the coronavirus outbreak, saying it is working with lawyers to ensure as many hearings listed […]

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Three law firms now facing class actions over Ralan advice
Class Actions March 12, 2020 2:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

Three Sydney-based law firms are now facing claims by Australian-Chinese investors seeking over $6 million in damages for allegedly negligent advice provided about investment properties […]

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Government to pay $212.5M in landmark toxic foam class action settlement
Class Actions March 11, 2020 12:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Federal Government will pay $212.5 million to settle three class actions over the use of allegedly toxic firefighting foam at government military bases. Earlier […]

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Sydney law firm hit with $2M class action over Ralan property advice
Class Actions March 11, 2020 5:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

A class action seeking almost $2 million in damages has been launched on behalf of Australian-Chinese investors against a Sydney law firm over advice on […]

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Elaine Stead to push ahead with defamation case despite Nine’s ‘inadequate’ defence
Defamation March 10, 2020 5:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

Venture capitalist Elaine Stead is pushing forward with her defamation case against the Nine-owned Fairfax Media despite what she has called an “inadequate” third attempt […]

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Judge scolds parties for delaying funder’s landmark appeal by three months
Appeals March 5, 2020 1:34 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Litigation funder Augusta Ventures has had its appeal of a groundbreaking ruling that put it on the hook for security for costs in a Fair […]

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