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Domino’s looks to strike out ‘rolled up, confusing’ underpayments class action
Class Actions 2020-06-09 10:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

Domino’s is seeking to strike out portions of the “rolled up, confusing pleading” in a class action over alleged worker underpayments, saying the case cannot […]

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Thomson Geer eyes major firm status with raids on DLA Piper, Macpherson Kelley
Business of Law 2020-08-13 11:56 am By Miklos Bolza

Thomson Geer has raided DLA Piper and Macpherson Kelley and picked up some of Australia’s top lawyers, one month after raiding Dentons’ Brisbane office, as […]

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ACCC takes Sumo Power to court for alleged pricing bait and switch
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-08-05 1:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has initiated proceedings against Victorian electric utility Sumo Power for allegedly luring customers with the promise of discounts and […]

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DLA Piper nabs class action lawyer from King & Wood Mallesons
Business of Law 2020-07-07 7:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

DLA Piper has hired a partner to build up its finance dispute resolution and class actions practice in Australia. Matthew Spain joined the global firm […]

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Court tosses appeal seeking to drag Shine Lawyers into negligence lawsuit
Appeals 2020-06-10 2:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

Shine Lawyers and barrister David Turner have once again dodged a negligence lawsuit over advice given about a $630,000 contractual dispute, with an appeals court […]

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Lawyers want virtual hearings to stay in a post-COVID world
Coronavirus 2020-06-10 12:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

Restrictions to combat COVID-19 that forced Australia’s courts to go virtual have had unforseen benefits, and Australia’s top law firms say they don’t want online […]

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‘Dishonest behaviour’: Adani ordered to pay $106M after misleading court in port dispute
Energy & Natural Resources 2020-08-28 5:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has ordered a subsidiary of Indian conglomerate Adani Group to pay more than $106 million to four coal mining companies after finding the […]

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Law firms step up pro bono efforts amid COVID-19 pandemic
Business of Law 2020-04-21 1:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

As the COVID-19 crisis leaves tens of thousands unemployed and charities struggling, law firms are responding by offering assistance to those in need through expanded […]

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K&L Gates sued by former clients after $3M court loss over real estate joint venture
Real Estate 2020-05-01 8:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Law firm K&L Gates has been hit with a $3 million lawsuit by former clients alleging breaches of duty of care and fiduciary duties after […]

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ACCC loses appeal over $205M Pacific National, Aurizon terminal deal
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-05-06 5:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

The ACCC has come up short in its appeal of a ruling that dismissed its challenge to Pacific National’s $205 million acquisition of Aurizon’s Acacia […]

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