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High Court set to deliver judgment in Westpac’s appeal of personal advice ruling
High Court 2021-01-29 3:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court will hand down its ruling Wednesday in a high-stakes case between ASIC and Westpac that is expected to clarify the line between […]

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High Court rules refugees can sue government for negligence in Federal Court
Immigration 2020-12-02 5:50 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The High Court has ruled that refugees and asylum seekers can sue the government in Federal Court for allegedly breaching its duty of care by […]

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High Court dismisses Clive Palmer’s challenge to WA’s COVID-19 border restrictions
Coronavirus 2020-11-06 12:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

Billionaire Clive Palmer has lost his challenge to Western Australia’s COVID-19 border lockdown, with the High Court tossing the case after finding the state’s measures […]

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High Court awards businessman $27M over Securency ‘shabby fraud’
Appeals 2020-08-05 5:26 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has awarded $27 million in unpaid commissions to a Nigerian entrepreneur tricked into terminating his contract with international bank note manufacturer Securency, […]

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High Court finds Connective Services broke the law with share transfer litigation
Appeals 2019-10-09 8:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has shut down a lawsuit by mortgage aggregator Connective Services over the transfer of one third of the company’s shares after finding […]

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High Court to hear wrongful death case over Queensland airplane crash
Appeals 2019-09-17 6:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two Australian companies have won their application for special leave to the High Court as they continue their fight to shut down a wrongful death […]

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High Court dismisses Glencore’s bid to block ATO from eyeing Paradise Papers
Appeals 2019-08-14 10:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

Coal producer Glencore International has lost its High Court appeal to keep the Australian Taxation Office from reviewing documents related to its offshore assets, which […]

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High Court upholds sacking of public servant over tweets
Employment 2019-08-07 5:13 pm By Amelia Birnie

The High Court has unanimously upheld the validity of the Australian Public Service code of conduct, after a former public servant mounted a freedom of […]

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Employees are priority creditors of insolvent trading trustees, High Court rules
Appeals 2019-06-20 9:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court of Australia has resolved a nearly 40-year old question of whether employees of a failed company established as trustee of a trading […]

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ASIC narrowly loses High Court appeal in outback book-up case
Appeals 2019-06-12 8:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has narrowly lost its High Court appeal of a ruling that found the owner of a South Australian outback […]

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