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Mark Elliott’s bank records sought in Banksia class action fee dispute
Class Actions June 30, 2020 4:17 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A contradictor investigating alleged professional misconduct on the part of the legal team and funder behind a class action against failed Banksia Securities will subpoena […]

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Ken Talbot’s widow denied separate privilege trial in negligence case against Arnold Bloch Leibler
Business of Law June 24, 2020 8:34 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The widow of mining billionaire Ken Talbot has been denied a separate trial to answer questions of privilege in her negligence lawsuit against law firms […]

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‘A significant inequality of arms’: Funding led to better outcome in PFAS class action, judge says
Class Actions June 9, 2020 3:00 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The judge overseeing three class actions against the Commonwealth over its use of allegedly toxic firefighting foam, which have settled for $212.5 million, said backing […]

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Top barrister retained interest in Mark Elliott’s funding co. after wife sold shares, court told
Class Actions June 9, 2020 10:52 am By Christine Caulfield

Court documents sought to be kept confidential in a case alleging professional misconduct against barrister Norman O’Bryan SC in his role as counsel for a […]

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Banksia class action funder can’t keep details of misconduct claims under wraps
Class Actions June 3, 2020 10:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has rejected calls to keep confidential the details of professional misconduct claims against the funder and lawyers behind the Banksia Securities class action, […]

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Arnold Bloch Leibler accused of negligence in handling of billionaire Ken Talbot’s estate
Business of Law May 28, 2020 9:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

The widow of mining billionaire Ken Talbot has filed a negligence lawsuit against law firms Arnold Bloch Leibler and Boyd Legal for their handling of […]

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Slater & Gordon settlement armed class action to sue us, Arnold Bloch Leibler tells court
Class Actions May 27, 2020 4:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

Slater and Gordon’s conduct when settling a previous securities class action against it armed the lead plaintiff with the information he needed to later bring […]

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Banksia class action law firm flags proportionate liability argument
Class Actions May 19, 2020 5:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

The law firm facing scrutiny over its legal fees in a class action over the collapse of Banksia Securities will argue that if it is […]

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Virgin administration a billables bonanza for top firms
Clayton Utz May 18, 2020 3:44 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The Virgin Australia administration continues to boost billables at the top end of town, with a short list of “well-funded” buyers revealed on Monday and […]

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Arnold Bloch Leibler wins access to Quindell due diligence docs
Corporate May 8, 2020 8:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

Arnold Bloch Leibler has been granted access to due diligence docs related to Slater and Gordon’s $1.2 billion acquisition of professional services firm Quindell, to […]

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