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Shine Lawyers wins battle to run $463M Dixon Advisory class action
Class Actions 2022-05-19 4:24 pm By Sam Matthews

Shine Lawyers has beaten out class action rival Piper Alderman in a battle to lead a class action worth up to $463 million against collapsed […]

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Law firm’s tiered contingency fee in doubt in Beach Energy class actions
Class Actions 2022-05-19 2:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge deciding one of the first ever applications by a law firm for a percentage cut of a class action will have to determine whether Victoria’s ground-breaking contingency fee legislation allows a group costs order to operate with a sliding percentage return.

a2 Milk hit with another shareholder class action
Class Actions 2022-05-18 5:38 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

a2 Milk is facing a shareholder class action in New Zealand on behalf of investors who allegedly suffered loss when the company’s share price plummeted […]

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Judge to hear rival bids for contingency fees in Beach Energy class actions
Class Actions 2022-05-17 4:32 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge overseeing a beauty parade of two class actions against Beach Energy will hear competing bids for contingency fees by the plaintiffs’ firms before […]

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Herbert Smith Freehills joins with UNSW to jumpstart grads’ legal careers
Business of Law 2022-05-12 4:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Herbert Smith Freehills has partnered with the University of New South Wales on a practical training course for the firm’s Australian graduates that will allow […]

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Herbert Smith Freehills nabs PwC partner as global workforce strategy director
Business of Law 2022-05-11 12:20 pm By Sam Matthews

Big Six firm Herbert Smith Freehills has appointed a PricewaterhouseCoopers veteran as its first director of global workforce strategy and implementation. Helen Hopkin joins HSF […]

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AMP denies acting unconscionably by charging dead customers for life insurance
Financial Services 2022-05-10 9:50 pm By Cindy Cameronne

AMP has admitted two of its units charged customers fees for no service but denied it acted unconscionably in a case brought by the corporate […]

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ASX wants $3M security for costs from iSignthis after Cyprus move
Financial Services 2022-05-05 4:56 pm By Sam Matthews

The Australian Stock Exchange is seeking $3.25 million in security for costs as it defends a $464 million lawsuit brought by fintech firm iSignthis, a […]

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Qantas, TWU lose appeals over axing of 1,800 ground staff
Employment 2022-05-04 11:34 am By Cindy Cameronne

Qantas and the Transport Workers Union both lost their appeals Wednesday of a judge’s decision finding the airline had decided to axe 1,800 ground staff […]

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Law firm wants 25% of $56.3M Colonial class action settlement
Class Actions 2022-05-02 3:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Maurice Blackburn will ask a court to approve $14.5 million in costs for running a class action against Colonial First State that has […]

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