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Solicitor denied procedural fairness in harassment investigation, appeals court finds
Employment 2021-05-13 6:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

Victoria’s State Revenue Office breached its obligations and denied procedural fairness to a senior solicitor who was fired after an investigation into alleged harassment, the […]

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Banksia judge to hear case against lawyer Alex Elliott after appeals court nixes recusal bid
Appeals 2020-10-02 1:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has dismissed a second bid by lawyer Alex Elliott to have the judge overseeing the Banksia class action disqualified from hearing claims […]

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Elliott doesn’t have to give ‘full and frank’ explanation of alleged role in Banksia fee scandal
Class Actions 2020-09-23 9:35 pm By Alison Eveleigh

An appeals court has set aside an order requiring Alex Elliott, the son of the funder behind the Banksia securities class action, to give a […]

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K&L Gates sued by former clients after $3M court loss over real estate joint venture
Real Estate 2020-05-01 8:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Law firm K&L Gates has been hit with a $3 million lawsuit by former clients alleging breaches of duty of care and fiduciary duties after […]

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Appeals court finds ‘Diamond Joe’ Gutnick family’s $1 mining deal void
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-10-03 4:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has upheld a ruling that found two companies previously run by Joseph “Diamond Joe” Gutnik and his family were insolvent, ending a […]

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Employees are priority creditors of insolvent trading trustees, High Court rules
Appeals 2019-06-20 9:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court of Australia has resolved a nearly 40-year old question of whether employees of a failed company established as trustee of a trading […]

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‘Diamond Joe’ Gutnick’s company ordered to pay debts or face winding up
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-05-31 3:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has ordered a phosphate mining company owned by mining magnate Joseph Gutnik to pay back more than $225,000 owed to the Queensland […]

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High Court to hear mortgage aggregator share transfer dispute
Corporate 2018-12-17 9:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has granted special leave to mortgage aggregator Connective in a dispute between the firm’s founder and major shareholders over a transfer of […]

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