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Murray Goulburn insurer says it shouldn’t be on the hook for class action settlement
Insurance 2021-02-23 3:06 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Murray Goulburn insurer AIG Australia says it should not have to pay 20 per cent of a $42 million class action settlement reached by the […]

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Insurer may be dragged into Banksia class action after death of cost consultant
Class Actions 2020-10-08 6:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

The cost consultant joined as a defendant in the trial over alleged misconduct by the Banksia class action legal team has died, the second person […]

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Lawyer Alex Elliott was ‘de facto’ solicitor for Banksia class action, judge told
Class Actions 2020-10-06 4:09 pm By Christine Caulfield

Lawyer Alex Elliott was complicit in a plan by his late father to mislead the court and group members in the Banksia class action, to […]

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Lawyer raises spectre of criminal charges in Banksia class action fee scandal
Class Actions 2020-10-08 6:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

Lawyer Alex Elliott, the son of the mastermind behind an alleged fraudulent scheme by certain members of the legal team in the Banksia class action, […]

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Murray Goulburn class action judge considered revisiting case in light of Banksia scandal
Class Actions 2020-09-29 11:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

The judge overseeing a settled class action against Murray Goulburn, which earned millions of dollars for the same legal team accused of serious misconduct in […]

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Lawyer plans complaint to legal watchdog against Banksia team over fees in second class action
Class Actions 2020-08-21 6:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

The legal watchdog in Victoria will be asked to probe potential misconduct against the legal team behind the controversial Banksia Securities class action for their […]

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Judge drags Mark Elliott’s son, costs consultant into Banksia class action fee scandal
Class Actions 2020-08-19 5:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

The son of controversial funder and lawyer Mark Elliott has been joined to proceedings alleging the lawyers behind the Banksia Securities class action conspired to […]

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Top silk abandons defence, expresses ‘very deep regret’ over conduct in Banksia class action
Class Actions 2020-08-03 6:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

Barrister Norman O’Bryan SC has abandoned his defence of misconduct allegations stemming from the Banksia Securities class action and expressed contrition to the court for […]

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Mark Elliott’s firm has fees cut by ’embarrassing’ $2M as Murray Goulburn settlement approved
Class Actions 2020-04-07 4:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has signed off on a $37.5 million Murray Goulburn class action settlement but slashed $2 million in legal costs sought by Mark Elliott’s […]

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Murray Goulburn sues insurer for $8.85M to recover class action costs
Insurance 2020-05-07 2:29 pm By Christine Caulfield

Dairy cooperative Murray Goulburn has launched proceedings against AIG Australia seeking to recover 20 per cent of a $42 million class action settlement it paid, […]

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