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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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‘The only viable path back to normal’: Law firms make push to vaccinate staff
Coronavirus 2021-07-27 5:41 pm By Bianca Hrovat

While employers cannot force employees to get a COVID-19 vaccine, law firms are launching campaigns to encourage staff to sign up for the jab. The […]

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Witness who won’t undergo quarantine can testify by video link in ex-Quintis boss’ trial
ASIC 2021-07-16 4:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has allowed a key US-based witness in ASIC’s case against former Quintis director Frank Wilson who will not submit to 14 days in […]

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Quintis class actions reload as insurance brawl delays settlement approval
Class Actions 2021-07-05 4:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two shareholder class actions against sandalwood producer Quintis that reached an in principle settlement over a year ago are moving forward following a protracted dispute […]

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Arrium settlement was a ‘substantial compromise’, judge says
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-07-05 4:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A settlement reached in a lawsuit by the liquidators of collapsed steel giant Arrium against 10 former company directors accused of insolvent trading has been […]

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Law firms send Sydney lawyers home as mask mandate takes effect
Coronavirus 2021-06-24 10:59 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Law firms are ordering staff in their Sydney offices to work from home if possible and avoid face-to-face meetings as the state’s new rules requiring […]

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Gadens wins privilege fight over ‘malicious’ letter to building regulator
Construction 2021-05-13 5:26 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The director of building company Modscape has lost his bid to access Gadens’ advice concerning an allegedly false and malicious letter sent to the Victorian […]

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Settlement reached in lawsuit against Arrium directors
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-05-05 5:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A mid-trial settlement has been reached in a lawsuit brought by the liquidators of collapsed steel giant Arrium against 10 former company directors and officers […]

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