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Silk’s $990 hourly rate trimmed in case against Christian Porter, Sue Chrysanthou
Defamation 2022-01-21 3:20 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A court has made orders trimming the $990 hourly fee charged by a QC while representing Jo Dyer, a friend of the woman who accused […]

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Christian Porter, Sue Chrysanthou hit with $430,200 bill in Jo Dyer lawsuit
Defamation 2022-01-19 5:43 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Christian Porter and silk Sue Chrysanthou have been ordered to pay $430,200 in legal costs to Jo Dyer, a friend of the woman who accused […]

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In class action defence, Merivale says it shouldn’t be forced to backpay staff
Class Actions 2021-11-24 3:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

Hospitality giant Merivale has streamlined its defence of a $129 million underpayment class action, arguing that it shouldn’t be expected to back pay employees because […]

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SPC loses appeal of $1.2M judgment over Coca-Cola Amatil deal
Appeals 2021-11-23 9:22 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Melbourne-based joint venture Shepparton Partners Collective has lost its appeal of a $1.2 million judgment that found it infringed software developer QAD’s copyright by failing […]

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Christian Porter loses court bid for notes of meeting between silk, accuser’s friend
Defamation 2021-11-17 11:17 am By Miklos Bolza

A judge has denied former Attorney-General Christian Porter access to material about a crucial meeting involving Jo Dyer, the friend of a woman who accused […]

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Christian Porter, Sue Chrysanthou fight $550,000 legal bill
Defamation 2021-10-22 9:16 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Christian Porter and silk Sue Chrysanthou are fighting a $550,000 legal bill of Jo Dyer, a friend of the woman who accused Porter of rape, […]

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ATO, Raptis Group to enter ‘commercial discussions’ in $110M tax case
Tax 2021-10-21 12:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Taxation Office will have “commercial discussions” with Gold Coast property developer James Raptis before deciding whether to seek summary judgment in a case […]

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Christian Porter targets former Solicitor-General’s briefs in Jo Dyer appeal
Defamation 2021-10-15 2:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

Former Attorney-General Christian Porter wants to rely on new evidence relating to former Solicitor-General Justin Gleeson SC as he appeals the removal of his high […]

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Allergan wins appeal in Botox trade mark battle
Intellectual Property 2021-09-08 5:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

Botox maker Allergan has successfully challenged a Federal Court judgment dismissing its trade mark lawsuit against an Australian company selling topical creams as an alternative […]

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University of Sydney political lecturer wins appeal over swastika dismissal
Employment 2021-08-31 5:29 pm By Christine Caulfield

A former University of Sydney political economy lecturer who was fired for conduct that included showing students a slide of a Nazi swastika superimposed on […]

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