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Judge slashes security request in $46M Quintis insurance dispute
Class Actions 2020-07-13 8:30 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has cut a request a security for costs in half in insurance rectification proceedings stemming from two class against sandalwood producer Quintis, saying […]

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More law firms pulled into Quintis class action as $46M insurance dispute heats up
Insurance 2020-07-03 4:06 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Three law firms will represent the insurers in new proceedings launched to resolve a $46 million insurance question delaying settlement of two shareholder class actions […]

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Contingency fees won’t lead to US-style litigation, lawyers say
Feature 2020-06-19 8:25 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Legislation passed by Victoria state lawmakers lifting the ban on contingency fees in class actions will not lead to US-style litigation entrepreneurialism, but it may […]

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More law firms to be dragged into Dover Financial negligence case
Financial Services 2020-06-17 6:30 pm By Alison Eveleigh

More law firms may soon be targeted in a lawsuit brought by defunct financial advisor Dover Financial alleging three law firms provided negligent advice concerning […]

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Top barrister retained interest in Mark Elliott’s funding co. after wife sold shares, court told
Class Actions 2020-06-09 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 2020-06-03 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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‘Harsh and draconian’: Judge shoots down bid for class closure in combustible cladding action
Class Actions 2020-06-01 8:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has dismissed a “harsh and draconian” class closure order sought by German cladding manufacturer 3A Composites in a class action against it over […]

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Spotless pays $95M to settle shareholder class action
Class Actions 2020-05-22 10:44 am By Alison Eveleigh

A $95 million settlement has been reached in a shareholder class action against facility services company Spotless Group, the largest settlement in a shareholder class […]

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Banksia class action law firm flags proportionate liability argument
Class Actions 2020-05-19 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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3A Composites fights for class closure order in combustible cladding action
Class Actions 2020-05-19 4:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

German cladding manufacturer 3A Composites is pushing forward with a bid to close a class action over allegedly combustible cladding to registered group members, arguing […]

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