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High Court won’t take up Clive Palmer’s challenge to criminal charges
High Court 2024-06-06 11:37 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court will not hear mining magnate Clive Palmer’s challenge to a court’s finding that lawsuits he brought challenging two criminal cases against him over a takeover bid and alleged payments to his political party were an abuse of process and should be stayed.

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In discontinuing COVID-19 class action, judge weighs in on when a case is over
Class Actions 2024-04-29 2:24 pm By Sam Matthews

Proceedings are capable of being determined by the act of filing a discontinuance, a judge has said in approving an application for the discontinuance of a class action over Fire Rescue Victoria’s COVID-19 risk management practices. 

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Queensland court finds COVID-19 vaccine directive unlawful
COVID-19 2024-02-28 5:28 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The Supreme Court of Queensland has found that a 2021 direction for police officers to receive the COVID-19 vaccination was unlawful and a similar mandate for ambulance service workers had no effect.

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Clive Palmer takes fight over criminal cases to the High Court
Appeals 2024-02-21 10:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Mining giant Clive Palmer has asked the High Court to hear his challenge to a court’s finding that lawsuits he brought challenging two criminal cases against him over a takeover bid and payments to his political party were themselves an abuse of process and should be stayed.

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Clive Palmer loses second bid to shut down criminal cases
White Collar 2024-02-06 11:05 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Mining magnate Clive Palmer has lost an appeal seeking to throw out two criminal cases over a takeover bid and payments to his political party, with an appeals court finding the challenge was an abuse of process.

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Court throws out $850M lawsuit over Pentridge development
Real Estate 2023-10-16 11:39 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought over a development in Melbourne‚Äôs north, citing ‚Äúinordinate and inexcusable delay‚ÄĚ on behalf of the collapsed developer and its builder, which replaced its solicitors seven times.

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Clive Palmer can’t hide role as funder of discontinued class action against Telstra
Class Actions 2023-08-15 11:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge who previously described as a “schemozzle” a law firm’s attempt to drop a class action over Telstra’s COVID-19 vaccine policy has refused a bid to keep secret Clive Palmer’s involvement as funder of the aborted litigation.

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Former MP Craig Kelly defeats suit over election poster font size
Politics 2023-07-27 11:23 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Federal Court has thrown out a lawsuit accusing former NSW politician Craig Kelly of breaching electoral laws with election posters that displayed the details of his authorisation in 8 point font.

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High Court won’t hear Clive Palmer appeal in $26.6M dispute over unpaid gas bill
Energy & Natural Resources 2023-05-24 2:48 pm By Sam Matthews

The High Court has declined to hear an appeal by Clive Palmer’s Queensland Nickel refinery over a decision ordering it pay $26.6 million for natural gas charges.

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‘A schemozzle’: Judge pans firm’s attempt to drop class action against Telstra
Class Actions 2023-04-20 2:56 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has slammed as a “schemozzle” a law firm‚Äôs attempt to drop a class action by Telstra employees over the telecom giant‚Äôs COVID-19 vaccine policy, saying it failed to seek court approval for the discontinuance or give notice to group members as required.

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