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David Leyonhjelm loses appeal of $120,000 defamation award to Sarah Hanson-Young  
Defamation 2021-03-03 10:57 am By Cindy Cameronne

Former senator David Leyonhjelm has lost his appeal of a ruling ordering him to pay $120,000 to Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young for defaming her in […]

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High Court to hear challenge to landmark ruling on casual workers’ rights
High Court 2020-11-26 1:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has granted special leave to labour hire company WorkPac to challenge a Full Court judgment that granted entitlements to casual workers with […]

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Clive Palmer offers to drop contempt of court lawsuit against WA Premier
High Court 2021-01-12 3:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

Billionaire Clive Palmer has offered to withdraw his High Court contempt of court lawsuit against Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan “in a spirit of reconciliation […]

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Sydney lawyer sues News Corp for defamation over divorce articles
Defamation 2020-11-23 1:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Sydney-based solicitor has hit News Corp with a defamation lawsuit over two Daily Telegraph articles relating to his divorce with artist Agnes Bruck that […]

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Lawyer accused of ‘abysmal arrogance’ wins appeal of $360,000 defamation award
Appeals 2021-02-24 11:35 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A lawyer who a judge accused of “abysmal arrogance and sense of privilege” has won her appeal of a ruling ordering her to pay $360,000 […]

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Judge rejects class closure bid ahead of mediation in On The Run class action
Class Actions 2021-02-08 12:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has rejected a class closure order application by the lead applicants in a class action against convenience store chain On The Run ahead […]

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Litigation funder wins appeal over security for costs in Fair Work class actions
Employment 2020-11-10 2:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

Litigation funder Augusta Ventures has won its challenge to a landmark ruling that it pay $3.1 million in security for the costs of two Fair […]

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Herald Sun exec’s honest opinion defence survives in case by ex-Labor MP Melissa Parke
Defamation 2021-02-18 6:13 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Former Labor MP Melissa Parke has failed in her bid to strike down the honest opinion defence of Herald Sun executive Dr Colin Rubenstein in […]

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McGowan says Clive Palmer can’t defend truth of criminal cover up imputation
Defamation 2020-12-11 10:50 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Billionaire Clive Palmer cannot defend the truth of alleged defamatory imputations that Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan tried to “cover up” criminal acts and was […]

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On The Run won’t file ‘test case’ appeal of class closure judgment
Class Actions 2021-02-10 4:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

The employing entity behind convenience store chain On the Run has said it will not appeal a judgment tossing a class closure bid prior to […]

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