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Ex-Dick Smith CEO should be liable for approving $28.5M in dividends, appeals court told
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-05-30 9:30 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The former CEO of failed electronics retailer Dick Smith should be held responsible for approving two dividend payments worth $28.5 million which the company could […]

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Former Noumi GC drops unfair dismissal lawsuit
Employment 2022-05-25 1:57 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Former secretary and general counsel for Noumi, formerly known as Freedom Foods, has dropped her unfair dismissal lawsuit after the maker of the popular Vitalife […]

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Noumi drops serious misconduct claims against former GC
Employment 2022-05-23 9:14 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Noumi, the company formerly known as Freedom Foods, has dropped defence claims that it was entitled to sack its former secretary and group general counsel […]

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Hall & Wilcox snags property partner from Gadens
Real Estate 2022-05-16 2:34 pm By Sam Matthews

Hall & Wilcox has appointed a new partner to join its real estate practice in Brisbane, the second partner appointment in as many months at […]

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Client sues Moray & Agnew over ‘unauthorised’ $3.3M transfer
Business of Law 2022-05-10 2:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Moray & Agnew is facing a lawsuit by a former client who says the firm breached its duties by making an unauthorised $3.3 million transfer […]

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Hall & Wilcox lures McCabes principal to insurance practice
People In The News 2022-04-29 3:16 pm By Sam Matthews

Hall & Wilcox has bolstered its insurance practice with the appointment of new partner Priya Paquet, who will be based at the firm’s Brisbane office.  […]

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High Court grants Western Power special leave in bushfire class action
High Court 2022-03-22 2:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court will hear a challenge by Western Power to an appeals court judgment which found that the state-owned electricity supplier breached its duty […]

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AFCA lacked impartiality in decision against IronFX, court rules
Financial Services 2022-03-17 10:16 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Online trading platform IronFX has won its action against the Australian Financial Complaints Authority over a finding it wrongfully caused an 83 year-old French resident […]

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Hall & Wilcox boosts finance, corporate expertise with hire of Reserve Bank deputy GC
Corporate 2022-02-23 10:12 am By Bianca Hrovat

Hall & Wilcox has lured a senior finance, corporate and regulatory lawyer from the Reserve Bank of Australia, in what is being described as a […]

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Law firms earned $68M for defending lawsuits over collapse of Dick Smith
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-02-11 11:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

The law firms and barristers who defended former Dick Smith directors in sprawling litigation over the failure of the electronics retailer earned close to $68 […]

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