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In loss for Herbert Smith Freehills, court says self-represented law firms can’t recover costs
Business of Law February 13, 2020 4:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Herbert Smith Freehills cannot recover its costs for successfully representing itself in litigation with United Petroleum over the company’s aborted initial public offering, with an […]

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Clyde & Co continues raid on Norton Rose to fuel Australia growth
People In The News February 7, 2020 10:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Clyde & Co has snagged three insurance partners from Norton Rose Fulbright, as the global firm continues to expand in Australia. Insurance partners Nicole Wearne, […]

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‘Don’t tell me you’re pregnant’: Equity partner track under fire in sex discrimination case
Employment January 14, 2020 5:06 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The managing partner of Hicksons Lawyers has been accused of saying that if a former partner got pregnant, it would “ruin all [his] plans,” according […]

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‘Haircut’ by law firm, funder in Forge class action settlement appropriate, judge says
Class Actions December 16, 2019 6:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

A self-imposed cap on legal fees and a reduced funding cut of a $16.5 million settlement in a class action against failed construction company Forge […]

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Judge greenlights $16.5M Forge class action settlement
Class Actions December 10, 2019 11:29 am By Christine Caulfield

A judge has signed off on a $16.5 million settlement of a shareholder class action against collapsed engineering and construction company Forge Group. Federal Court […]

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Ousted Piper Alderman partner to expand case against firm
Business of Law December 9, 2019 12:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former senior Piper Alderman partner who lodged a sex discrimination case against the firm and was forced off the partnership in June is broadening […]

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Arrium liquidators to keep up fight with shareholders over questioning of ex-director
Restructuring & Insolvency December 3, 2019 10:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Liquidators of collapsed steel and mining company Arrium will challenge a ruling that gave shareholders the greenlight to question a former director to mount a […]

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Arrium liquidators can’t stop shareholders from grilling exec for possible class action
Restructuring & Insolvency November 20, 2019 11:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

Shareholders of collapsed steel and mining giant Arrium have won the OK to question a one-time director over possible class action claims that former officers […]

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Multiplex wants Hastie liquidators to pay up for betting on set-off limitation
Restructuring & Insolvency November 15, 2019 10:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

Multiplex is calling for the liquidators of collapsed engineering services group Hastie to pay its costs, and pay now, for pursuing an action to recover […]

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Ex-Piper Alderman partner’s sex discrimination case back on
Business of Law November 8, 2019 10:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

A former Piper Alderman partner who filed a sex discrimination case against the law firm and was ousted from the partnership months later, is pressing […]

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