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Law firms felt the sting of litigation in 2021, with angry clients leading the charge
Feature 2022-01-14 11:21 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Last year brought economic growth and success for law firms, but 2021 was not only marked with good news. A slew of law firms were […]

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Barrister faces discipline after ‘gut-feeling’ prompts unfounded allegations against solicitor
Legal Ethics 2021-12-23 6:11 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A Sydney-based barrister has been reprimanded for relying on his “gut feeling” in making baseless accusations of misconduct against the principal of a law firm. […]

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Barrister who sexually harassed clerk has suffered enough, appeals court says
Business of Law 2021-12-22 2:39 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The New South Wales Bar Association has lost an appeal seeking a financial penalty and a professional reprimand against a Sydney barrister for his “poorly […]

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PwC strikes back in class action over $50M Axsesstoday prospectus
Class Actions 2021-11-30 6:30 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Professional services giant PricewaterhouseCoopers has hit back at a class action over a $50 million prospectus for Axsesstoday, filing a cross-claim against the asset finance […]

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Claims against PwC trimmed in class action over $50M Axsesstoday bond prospectus
Class Actions 2021-09-03 2:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

The applicant in a class action against PricewaterhouseCoopers over a $50 million bond prospectus for asset finance lender Axsesstoday has dropped claims accusing the accounting […]

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Barrister hit with injunction after judge complains to NSW Bar
Business of Law 2021-09-02 10:42 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A NSW barrister has been hit with an injunction for working without a valid practising certificate after a judge made a complaint to the Bar […]

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PwC can’t shut down class action against over $50M bond prospectus
Accounting 2021-08-09 8:57 pm By Cindy Cameronne

PricewaterhouseCoopers has lost its bid to shut down a class action launched by bondholders of collapsed asset finance lender Axsesstoday Limited over alleged misrepresentations in […]

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Bar Association says tribunal should have made professional misconduct finding against barrister
Legal Ethics 2021-07-09 6:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

A barrister who allegedly pushed an assistant clerk’s head while making a sexual remark at a professional dinner should have been found to have engaged […]

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Barrister reprimanded for lewd gesture at professional dinner
Legal Ethics 2021-06-21 1:40 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A NSW barrister who allegedly pushed an assistant clerk’s head while making a sexual remark at a professional dinner has been reprimanded for unsatisfactory professional […]

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PwC takes swipe at class action over $50M bond prospectus
Class Actions 2021-02-16 5:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

PricewaterhouseCoopers is looking to shut down a class action by irate bondholders of collapsed asset finance lender Axsesstoday Limited over alleged misrepresentations in a $50 […]

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