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Hall & Wilcox nabs two Big Six lawyers to grow employment practice
Employment 2021-10-14 11:35 am By Bianca Hrovat

Independent Australian law firm Hall & Wilcox has nabbed “high calibre” employment lawyers from Corrs Chambers Westgarth and King & Wood Mallesons as it seeks […]

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Ex-Dick Smith CFO to appeal $43M victory for NAB
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-10-07 6:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Dick Smith’s former CFO will appeal a $43 million judgment in favour of National Australia Bank over his role in the retailer’s collapse. In a […]

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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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Hall & Wilcox recruits insurance partner from Herbert Smith Freehills
Business of Law 2021-09-02 5:44 pm By Sam Matthews

Hall & Wilcox has expanded its corporate insurance, commercial and regulatory offering with the appointment of new partner Philip Hopley, formerly of Herbert Smith Freehills. […]

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Judge scolds Delta Coal liquidators for late notification of insolvent trading case
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-08-11 1:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has criticised the liquidators of coal mining company Delta for waiting over two years to file insolvent trading proceedings against former […]

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Hall & Wilcox picks up construction dispute ace from Norton Rose Fulbright
Hall & Wilcox 2021-08-09 4:31 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Law firm Hall & Wilcox has snagged a new partner from Norton Rose Fulbright to join its construction and project disputes team, as part of […]

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Freedom Foods to call boss as witness in former GC’s unfair dismissal case
Employment 2021-08-05 11:27 am By Miklos Bolza

Food and beverage manufacturer Freedom Foods will call its CEO and ex-group chairman to the stand in a case filed by the firm’s former group […]

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Public housing lockdown class action to proceed after lawyer stripped of licence
Coronavirus 2021-08-03 3:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

A class action over Melbourne’s public housing lockdown during its second COVID-19 wave in July last year will continue after the lawyer previously running the […]

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Western Power partly liable for 2014 Perth Hills bushfire, appeals court rules
Class Actions 2021-07-05 6:00 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Western Power was negligent in causing the January 2014 Perth Hills bushfire which destroyed 57 homes, an appeals court has found, putting the state-owned electricity […]

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Ken Talbot’s widow can’t represent daughters in negligence case against Arnold Bloch Leibler
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-06-30 5:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

The widow of mining executive Ken Talbot has lost a bid to act for two of her daughters in a  negligence case over the handling […]

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