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Ashurst partner slams ruling from ‘confused’ judge in dispute with ex-judge neighbour
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-10-18 9:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

A partner at Big Six firm Ashurst has challenged a NSW Supreme Court decision appointing liquidators to his Point Piper home in a protracted dispute […]

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Court of Appeal tosses Quinn Emanuel challenge to AMP beauty parade loss
Appeals 2019-10-08 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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Lawyers breached duty to client with ‘sharply’ conflicting interests, appeals court rules
Legal Ethics 2019-08-30 9:54 pm By Amelia Birnie

A Sydney law firm has been ordered to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in compensation and restitution for breach of its fiduciary duties, after […]

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Court’s ‘auction’ approach in GetSwift slammed in bid to revive AMP class action
Appeals 2019-08-26 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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$6M Bank of Queensland class action settlement one claim under insurance policy, appeals court says
Insurance 2019-08-06 9:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has found insurers AIG Australia and Catlin Australia have to cover part of a $6 million settlement agreed to by Bank of […]

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$6M class action settlement is one claim under insurance policy, Bank of Queensland says
Class Actions 2019-05-14 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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United Petroleum loses $2M award over compulsory land acquisition
Construction 2019-03-06 5:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has overturned a ruling awarding $2 million in compensation to United Petroleum after the state government compulsorily acquired land on which the […]

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Ex-Aussie Home Loans CEO wins halt to $1M judgment for private equity firm
Financial Services 2018-11-23 11:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Former Aussie Home Loan boss Stephen Porges has secured a temporary stay of a ruling that found he owed Adcock Private Equity more than $1 […]

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Class action bigwig beats appeal of misconduct ruling
Legal Ethics 2018-10-30 9:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A leading class action lawyer has defeated an attempt by the Law Society of NSW to revive professional misconduct proceedings against him. In an October […]

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