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The top 5 litigation firms of 2019
Feature 2020-01-17 11:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Lawyerly’s Litigation Firms of 2019 racked up multiple wins last year in high-stakes litigation against formidable opponents, including the country’s top regulators. Our editorial staff […]

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From angry clients to angrier ex-partners: law firms felt the sting of litigation in 2019
Business of Law 2020-01-10 11:49 pm By Christine Caulfield

Running a law firm is not without risk, chief among them staring down a lawsuit by a client, an ex-partner or employee, even a rival […]

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Liquidators of failed broker Berndale Capital want to grill former execs
Restructuring & Insolvency 2020-01-09 7:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

The liquidators of Melbourne-based forex trader Berndale Capital have filed examination proceedings in the Federal Court seeking to question the company’s former CEO and its […]

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Canberra property developers suffer partial loss in GST class actions
Class Actions 2020-01-08 4:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

The property developers behind two Canberra apartment complexes have been dealt a partial loss in two class actions against them, with a judge finding the […]

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Country Care criminal trial date in jeopardy as defence calls for Full Court review
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-12-18 6:22 pm By Christine Caulfield

A six-week trial scheduled for February in a criminal cartel case against mobile equipment provider Country Care Group could be vacated a second time as […]

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Court slashes $450,000 judgment against HWL Ebsworth
Employment 2019-12-17 4:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has slashed a $450,000 judgment against law firm HWL Ebsworth to $127,000, after finding a former partner who sued the firm for […]

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Engineer to point finger at construction company in Opal Tower class action
Class Actions 2019-12-10 10:20 pm By

Structural engineer WSP Structures plans to bring a cross claim against the construction company behind Sydney’s troubled Opal Tower, after it was dragged into a […]

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ISignthis sues ASX over suspension, says exchange went ‘looking for a problem’
Securities 2019-12-05 11:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Melbourne-based fintech company ISignthis is taking the Australian Stock Exchange to court for refusing to lift the suspension of its shares and allegedly digging for […]

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Engineer blamed for design defects in Opal Tower class action
Class Actions 2019-12-05 10:55 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The construction company behind Sydney’s Opal Tower has filed a cross claim seeking $30 million from structural architect WSP Structures over its allegedly faulty building […]

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Atanaskovic Hartnell’s $8,000 fee fight ‘a joke,’ judge says
Business of Law 2019-11-29 11:34 pm By Hannah Gee

A judge has called a spat between law firm Atanaskovic Hartnell and media company Birketu over $8,000 in fees “a joke,” after the firm won […]

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