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Innovation in the time of COVID-19: How the legal industry is helping clients in a global pandemic
Business of Law April 3, 2020 5:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

As law firms and funders scramble to keep up with COVID-19’s impact on the legal landscape, some have gone above and beyond in creating new […]

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Gadens faces lawsuit by director of Modscape for ‘malicious’ letter to building regulator
Real Estate March 30, 2020 4:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Gadens and partner Andrew Denehy have been hit with a lawsuit by the director of Modscape alleging a letter to the Victorian Building […]

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Court wrestles with how toxic foam settlement objectors will be heard
Class Actions March 26, 2020 2:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing the $212.5 million settlement in three toxic foam class actions against the Commonwealth of Australia has been told of at least one […]

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Surfstitch class action settlement amount slashed amid ‘very difficult retail environment’
Class Actions March 25, 2020 1:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

Group members in two settled class actions against clothing retailer Surfstitch have been told the settlement amount available to them has plummeted amid a “very […]

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Oliver Hume faces $12M legal challenge from overseas investors
Real Estate February 5, 2020 1:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

Real estate company Oliver Hume is facing three lawsuits from overseas investors seeking to get back the $12 million they invested in a mortgage fund […]

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ISignthis may face shareholder class action over profit downgrade
Class Actions January 29, 2020 1:10 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Melbourne-based fintech ISignthis and its directors are facing a possible shareholder class action over a December profit downgrade. On December 9, ISignthis revised its FY […]

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Facebook, Instagram to be barred from locking out users of Aussie social media startup
Competition & Consumer Protection January 29, 2020 2:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge is expected to issue a temporary injunction Thursday barring Facebook and Instagram from blocking users who are customers of a Melbourne-based social media […]

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Surfstitch class action members may be better off bailing out of settlement
Class Actions January 15, 2020 10:28 am By Miklos Bolza

Unfunded group members in two shareholder class actions against online fashion retailer Surfstitch have been told they are likely better off to opt out of […]

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Judge rejects bid to suppress legal costs report in SurfStitch class actions
Class Actions December 5, 2019 10:03 pm By Hannah Gee

A judge has rejected an application sought by the plaintiffs in two recently settled class actions against online shopping retailer SurfStitch to keep an independent […]

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Firms will seek up to $6M at SurfStitch class action settlement hearing
Class Actions November 28, 2019 4:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

The funders behind two shareholder class actions against online fashion retailer Surfstitch Group will seek a commission of up to 30 per cent while the […]

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