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Cotton On takes rival to court over ‘unjustifiable’ litigation threats
Intellectual Property 2021-11-15 12:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

Australian clothing retailer Cotton On has taken rival surf and streetwear brand Ghanda to court over “unjustifiable” and “groundless” accusations of copyright and trade mark […]

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Gadens shows rival firms up with 15% pay hike for all lawyers
Business of Law 2021-11-08 2:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Gadens has joined the salary hike frenzy spreading across the Australian legal market, announcing it will increase pay for all lawyers by 15 per cent. […]

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Piper Alderman’s demand for $119,000 in unpaid fees from Aurora Funds set aside
Corporate 2021-10-25 9:30 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Asset manager Aurora Funds has won its bid to toss a demand by law firm Piper Alderman for $119,335 in allegedly unpaid legal fees, with […]

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Firm investigating Blue Sky class action wants insurance info lest case is ‘waste of time’
Class Actions 2021-09-30 9:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

A law firm representing a property developer in an investigation of a potential class action against failed asset manager Blue Sky Alternative Investments is seeking […]

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‘The writing seems to be on the wall’: Law firms actively considering no jab, no office policies
Business of Law 2021-09-29 10:03 pm By Bianca Hrovat

As Australia’s largest cities prepare to emerge from lockdown, law firms are doubling down on their efforts to vaccinate staff, with some going so far […]

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Keybridge Capital takes lawyers to court over $600,000 in fees
Business of Law 2021-09-20 10:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

Investment firm Keybridge Capital has brought action in court seeking to set aside a statutory demand for $165,000 issued by its former law firm and […]

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Ratepayers score first class action win in Queensland Supreme Court
Class Actions 2021-09-14 6:36 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A local government has been ordered to repay its residents the tens of thousands of dollars they spent on an invalid canal maintenance levy, in […]

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Next wave of COVID-19 litigation expected ‘sooner rather than later’
Feature 2021-09-01 9:25 pm By Cindy Cameronne

As states across Australia grapple with lockdowns and rising COVID-19 cases, lawyers practising in a range of areas, from employment to insurance, are bracing for […]

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Law firm close to filing Blue Sky class action, partner says
Securities 2021-08-30 5:34 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A shareholder class action against defunct fund manager Blue Sky Investments and others will be filed by the end of the year, Lawyerly has learned. […]

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Banks lose cases against directors over $2.8B collapse of steel giant Arrium
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-08-17 12:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has dismissed two cases brought by the Commonwealth Bank, Westpac and other lenders against directors of the failed steel giant Arrium, saying he […]

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