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Draft expert reports fair game in $100M Gladstone Ports class action
Class Actions February 19, 2019 8:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

Gladstone Ports has won access to draft expert reports prepared by Clyde & Co in its $100 million class action against the Queensland government owned […]

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AIG appeals ruling in Kaboko Mining D&O coverage dispute
Insurance January 30, 2019 3:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

AIG Australia has appealed a decision that found it is liable for covering four former directors facing a lawsuit by collapsed Kaboko Mining after a […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2018
Exclusive January 11, 2019 11:29 pm By Christine Caulfield and Cat Fredenburgh

From a record-setting funder’s cut to the first call for ‘“proportionality”, last year saw a number of groundbreaking judgments approving class action settlements worth more […]

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Hastie liquidators offer to settle with builders over $124M in unpaid bills
Construction December 7, 2018 7:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

Hastie Group’s liquidators have offered to drop their $124 million case against two dozen major builders if the companies agree to pay an undisclosed sum […]

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Hastie liquidators pick two test cases over unpaid bills, but stay bid coming
Construction October 23, 2018 12:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

Liquidators for the collapsed Hastie Group will pursue test cases against two construction companies in their legal fight against more than two dozen major builders […]

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United can’t boot judge from final hearing in Freehills case
Corporate October 9, 2018 11:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

Australian petrol retailer United Petroleum has lost a bid to disqualify a judge from a final hearing on costs in its unsuccessful battle against law […]

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Wrongs Act not right for thirsty Emirates passenger, court rules
Personal injury August 27, 2018 9:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Melbourne women who claimed she fell and hurt her right ankle on an international Emirates flight after being denied a glass of water has […]

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Hastie liquidators battle major builders over millions in unpaid bills
Restructuring & Insolvency September 14, 2018 11:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

Liquidators for failed engineering services company Hastie Group have a fight on their hands over tens of millions of dollars in unpaid invoices from construction […]

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Funders slash rates in LKM Capital, GR Finance class action settlements
Class Actions July 26, 2018 9:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

The funders of two class actions against a trustee of failed investment groups LKM Capital and GR Finance have agreed to cut their commission by […]

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Herbert Smith Freehills wins case over United’s failed IPO
Corporate June 26, 2018 11:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

Herbert Smith Freehills has prevailed in a suit by United Petroleum alleging the law firm and former United chairman Martin Hudson breached their duties to […]

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