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Picking class action winner on strength of law firm’s experience entrenches dominance, appeal says
Class Actions 2024-01-31 11:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

A law firm that lost a contest to run a class action against Toyota unit Hino has appealed a decision to give the case to […]

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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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Judge signs off on 24% GCO in a2 Milk shareholder class action
Class Actions 2023-12-20 3:21 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has approved a 24 per cent group costs order in a consolidated class action against a2 Milk, noting the complexity of the claims […]

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US firm beats Maurice Blackburn ‘on every conceivable dimension’, Hino class action judge told
Class Actions 2023-11-21 7:58 pm By Sam Matthews

Personal injury law firm Gerard Malouf & Partners has hit back at Maurice Blackburn’s challenge to its class action experience in a fight for carriage […]

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James Hardie facing shareholder class action over net income downgrade
Construction 2023-07-28 11:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

Building materials giant James Hardie Industries is facing a class action alleging it breached its disclosure obligations over its adjusted net income forecasts for the […]

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Administrator can’t claw back security for costs in case by failed company
Restructuring & Insolvency 2023-07-21 1:16 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has rejected a bid by the administrator of a collapsed company to claw back a payment of security for costs made in earlier […]

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Zap Fitness founder forced to drop negligence suit against Pitcher Partners
Professional Negligence 2023-07-17 11:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

A court has issued an injunction forcing the discontinuance of a negligence suit against accounting firm Pitcher Partners by the former owner of Zap Fitness, […]

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Lighthouse largely fails to keep evidence under wraps in $328M dispute with East Timor
Energy & Natural Resources 2023-07-03 10:22 pm By Sam Matthews

Oil company Lighthouse Corporation has lost its bid to force East Timor to jump through hoops to access a suite of documents in a $328 […]

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Sportsbet wins anti-suit injunction against US case by sportsbet.com owner
Gaming 2023-01-12 11:49 am By Sam Matthews

Sportsbet has won an injunction preventing the owner of the sportsbet.com domain from prosecuting an action in the US, which a judge said sought to […]

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Freezing order stands in Sportsbet’s domain name spat with owner of sportsbet.com
Intellectual Property 2022-11-21 5:39 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Bookmaker Sportsbet has defeated a bid to overturn a freezing order against the owner of the sportsbet.com domain name in a trade mark infringement dispute […]

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