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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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Max Twigg can’t escape ruling he made off with family fortune
Appeals 2022-05-04 9:13 pm By Sam Matthews

Max Twigg, race car driver and former owner of the famous Byron Bay Hotel, has lost an appeal of a judge’s finding that he misappropriated […]

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CBRE wins appeal over allegedly negligent $27.3M valuation
Real Estate 2022-04-13 9:45 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Real estate giant CBRE Group has won its appeal in a dispute with defunct fund manager City Pacific, which claimed the company negligently valued a […]

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Developer PPK Group appeals defeat in HWL Ebsworth negligence suit
Professional Negligence 2021-09-10 2:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

Property developer PPK Group is challenging the dismissal of its long-running negligence case against law firm HWL Ebsworth over the $25.5 million sale of Crown-owned […]

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‘The gullible are not disentitled to protection’: Lawyer loses sports betting class action appeal
Class Actions 2021-07-21 7:00 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Sydney lawyer Leigh Johnson has lost her appeal in a class action launched by investors who allegedly sank $12.3 million into a fraudulent sports betting […]

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‘Missed the mark’: Qantas loses urgent appeal in spat with Virgin-bound exec
Employment 2021-03-26 6:41 pm By Cindy Cameronne

An appeals court has upheld a ruling that Qantas’ dispute with former executive Nick Rohrlach over his defection to competitor Virgin Australia should be heard […]

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Rinehart family ordered into mediation in long-running feud over $4B trust
Energy & Natural Resources 2020-03-25 4:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has ordered the Rinehart family to enter mediation in their feud over a $4 billion trust, saying it was “overwhelmingly in the interests […]

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Director’s illness no excuse to dodge employee PAYG, super payments, appeals court finds
Tax 2020-03-09 5:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

A restaurant director will have to pay over $33,000 in unpaid tax after an appeals court found that despite a prolonged period of severe illness […]

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Judge sends HIH Insurance legal fee fight back to the drawing board
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-11-07 10:22 pm By Miklos Bolza

A NSW Supreme Court judge has raised concerns about a dispute over fees owed to two law firms and a funder in relation to four […]

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