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Ex-Norton Rose lawyer can appeal privilege ruling over partner communications in feud with firm
Employment July 18, 2019 10:19 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A terminated Norton Rose Fulbright partner has won a bid to challenge a ruling in his dispute with the law firm that denied him access […]

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Westpac unit settles class action over Samra Ponzi scheme
Class Actions July 3, 2019 3:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Westpac unit BankSA has reached an agreement to settle a class action alleging it failed to detect the fraud of convicted Ponzi schemer Michael Samra. […]

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ASIC narrowly loses High Court appeal in outback book-up case
Appeals June 12, 2019 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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Westpac unit in talks to settle class action over Samra Ponzi scheme
Class Actions June 3, 2019 2:17 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Westpac unit BankSA is in talks to resolve a class action alleging it failed to detect the fraud of convicted Ponzi schemer Michael Samra. Federal […]

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$6M class action settlement is one claim under insurance policy, Bank of Queensland says
Class Actions May 14, 2019 8:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Bank of Queensland has criticised a judgment which found the bank’s insurance policy left it on the hook for a $6 million settlement of […]

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Hanson-Young defends TV comment that ‘men behave like morons and pigs’
Trials April 30, 2019 5:57 pm By Amelia Birnie

Facing cross-examination on the second day of her defamation hearing against former Senator David Leyonhjelm, Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young denied she suggested all men were […]

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“Exposed and vulnerable”: Sarah Hanson-Young fights back tears at defamation trial
Defamation April 29, 2019 10:10 pm By Amelia Birnie

Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young was close to tears Monday as she told the Federal Court on the first day of trial in her defamation case […]

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Judge not too old to hear banned doctor’s case, court says
Appeals March 22, 2019 10:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has dismissed a banned medical doctor’s challenge to the granting of three vexatious proceedings orders on constitutional grounds that the judge who […]

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Appeals court tosses fight over laser safety system patent
Intellectual Property April 29, 2019 6:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Full Federal Court has dismissed appeals by both parties to a ruling that dismissed allegations of infringement of a patent for an industrial machine […]

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Casual worker class actions put on hold amid WorkPac Full Court appeal
Class Actions April 1, 2019 1:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two Adero Law-led class actions against Hays Specialist Recruitment and Stellar Personnel have been put on hold amid a looming Full Court appeal by Workpac […]

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