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Law firm settles former partner’s sex discrimination case on day of trial
Business of Law 2021-04-19 4:03 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Hicksons Lawyers has reached a last-minute settlement to resolve sex discrimination claims brought by a female former partner who claims she was denied […]

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Lawyer gets greenlight to file late defamation suit against Ten
Defamation 2021-03-16 5:22 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Sydney solicitor has won an extension of time to file a defamation case against Network Ten after an appeals court found he had valid […]

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Viagogo wins stay of $7M penalty after evidence of COVID-19’s ‘catastrophic’ impact
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-03-04 2:44 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Crying poor during COVID-19, Viagogo has won a temporary stay of a $7 million penalty imposed by a court that found the ticket reseller misled […]

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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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ACCC’s cartel case against crane company incoherent, court told
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-03-01 1:31 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The ACCC’s cartel case against family-owned crane company NQCranes suffers from ‘incoherence’, the company’s counsel told the Federal Court on Monday ahead of an application […]

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Viagogo seeks stay of $7M penalty, citing ‘catastrophic effect’ of COVID-19 pandemic
Appeals 2021-02-23 2:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

Ticket reseller Viagogo is seeking a stay of a $7 million penalty in litigation brought by the ACCC in light of the “catastrophic effect” of […]

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ACCC’s conduct in cartel case ‘troubling’, says lawyer for NQCranes
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-02-15 2:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

Counsel for Queensland-based NQCranes has lashed out at the ACCC for seeking to amend its cartel action against the crane company, telling a court the […]

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Kimberly-Clark agrees to pay $200,000 penalty in flushable wipes case
ACCC 2021-02-12 1:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

US consumer goods giant Kimberly-Clark has agreed to pay $200,000 for misleading ‘Made in Australia’ representations made on its ‘flushable’ wipes. During a Friday hearing, […]

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Piper Alderman sues ex-partner who brought sex discrimination case
Employment 2021-02-04 11:42 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Law firm Piper Alderman has filed a lawsuit seeking payment of an alleged debt against a former senior partner who accused the firm of sex […]

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Clients and lawyers with axe to grind a major headache for law firms in 2020
Business of Law 2021-01-13 10:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

While there was no shortage of pain and challenges for law firms as the coronavirus raged across the globe last year, a number of big […]

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