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‘Pride and obstinacy’: Judge says Leyonhjelm got ‘locked’ into false claim, awards Hanson-Young $120,000
Defamation November 25, 2019 10:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young has been awarded $120,000 in damages after suing former senator David Leyonhjelm, with a judge finding there was no justification for […]

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Nationwide drops judicial bias claim in Geoffrey Rush defamation appeal
Defamation November 4, 2019 11:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Nationwide News is backpedaling from claims that a $2.9 million defamation judgment won by actor Geoffrey Rush should be overturned because of apprehended bias on […]

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Court of Appeal tosses Quinn Emanuel challenge to AMP beauty parade loss
Appeals October 8, 2019 4:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

A challenge by Quinn Emanuel to a NSW Supreme Court decision staying its shareholder class action against AMP has been unanimously dismissed by the Court […]

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Ex-Norton Rose partner wants to appeal leave to appeal in long-running dispute
Employment October 2, 2019 10:27 pm By Amelia Birnie

Lawyers for Norton Rose Fulbright have flagged their “very real concerns” about further delays to a long-running dispute with a former partner, who has indicated […]

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Judge to sign off on settlement in Don Dale detention centre class action
Class Actions September 25, 2019 8:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has indicated he will approve a confidential settlement in a class action brought by a litigation guardian of young Indigenous Australian detainees against […]

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Ex-Norton Rose partner wins six-month delay of ‘ludicrous’ trial start date
Employment September 4, 2019 9:38 pm By Amelia Birnie

Norton Rose Fulbright will have to wait another six months before a long-running dispute with a former partner will be heard, after the ex-employee successfully […]

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Crown can appeal ruling that freed Chinese employees to talk to lawyers
Appeals August 29, 2019 10:28 pm By Christine Caulfield

Crown Resorts has been given the greenlight to challenge a court order allowing former employees to talk to lawyers for a class action over its […]

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Court’s ‘auction’ approach in GetSwift slammed in bid to revive AMP class action
Appeals August 26, 2019 9:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

The barrister leading an appeal seeking to revive Quinn Emanuel’s fees for no service class action against AMP has criticised the approach taken in the […]

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Third judge in Norton Rose ex-partner dispute refuses to step down amid accusations of ‘absurdly obtuse’ bias
Employment August 29, 2019 9:39 pm By Amelia Birnie

The third judge assigned to oversee a lawsuit filed against law firm Norton Rose Fulbright by a former partner has refused to recuse himself on […]

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Full Court docket stacked with class action appeals
Appeals August 8, 2019 10:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Full Federal Court is set to hear appeals in four class actions in the August sitting, giving the court a chance to address important […]

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