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AGL Energy class action to be discontinued after search for new funder fails
Class Actions 2024-02-26 5:32 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The applicant in a competition class action against AGL Energy has failed to find another funder to back the case after the original funder that […]

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7-Eleven class action funder’s $12M cut seemed ‘plainly too little’, says appeals judge
Appeals 2024-02-23 4:21 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge hearing an appeal by a funder over its cut of a $98 million settlement in franchisee class actions against 7-Eleven has said the […]

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Class action judge ‘very concerned’ that QBE told brokers they could ignore court request
Class Actions 2024-02-23 3:55 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has railed against insurer QBE after it sent an email to brokers saying it could “in effect ignore” the court’s request that they […]

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Stanwell flags rare ‘no case to answer’ submission in Qld energy class action
Class Actions 2024-02-16 4:20 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Queensland power company Stanwell has flagged a possible ‘no case to answer’ submission in an upcoming competition class action trial that would seek to shut […]

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‘At least unwise’: Emails show silk’s reaction to Higgins’ refusal to assist Chrysanthou in defamation case
Defamation 2024-02-16 5:28 pm By Sam Matthews

Newly released emails show a prominent silk describing Brittany Higgins’ refusal to assist Lisa Wilkinson’s barrister Sue Chrysanthou as “at the least unwise”, amid a […]

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Judge vindicates Lisa Wilkinson’s decision to ditch Ten’s legal team
Defamation 2024-02-14 5:13 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has found that Lisa Wilkinson acted reasonably in ditching Network Ten’s legal team in a defamation case brought by Bruce Lehrmann, noting the […]

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Lisa Wilkinson begged Ten to admit role in Logies speech after media backlash, court told
Defamation 2024-02-13 2:23 pm By Sam Matthews

The Project presenter Lisa Wilkinson has told a court that she begged Network Ten to admit its role in a controversial Logies speech for which […]

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Lawyer denies she was ’embarrassed’ by sign-off on controversial Logies speech
Media 2024-02-13 2:36 am By Sam Matthews

A senior lawyer at Network Ten has told the court she was not embarrassed by legal advice given to Lisa Wilkinson in relation to her […]

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In class action defence, KFC says rest break obligation met even if staff chose to keep working
Class Actions 2024-02-13 11:22 pm By Christine Caulfield

Fast food giant KFC has served its defence in a class action alleging workers were deprived of their rest break entitlements, saying its obligation to […]

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Boral shareholders can run ‘novel’ case on loss in disclosure class action
Class Actions 2024-02-01 5:26 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Construction giant Boral has lost its bid to block a class action from running a ‘novel’ argument that shareholders suffered loss because of natural fluctuations […]

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