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Geoffrey Rush awarded $2.9 million in defamation case
Defamation 2019-05-23 9:38 pm By Amelia Birnie

Actor Geoffrey Rush has been awarded almost $2.9 million in damages following his successful defamation case against Daily Telegraph publisher Nationwide News, as the court […]

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Judge signs off on $30M settlement in liquidator’s LM Investment case
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-05-23 3:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Queensland Supreme Court judge has given the green light to a $30 million settlement of a liquidator’s case against failed financial services firm LM […]

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Prosecutors take axe to Country Care criminal cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-05-21 10:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions has pared its criminal cartel case against Country Care Group and two individuals, cutting over 100 charges in an […]

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Metlife brings action against AFCA in first court showdown for complaints body
Financial Services 2019-05-20 9:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

Insurance giant Metlife has launched legal proceedings against the Australian Financial Complaints Authority to challenge a finding in favour of an injured former NSW police […]

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Geoffrey Rush slams Nationwide for ‘doubling down’ on defamatory imputations
Defamation 2019-05-10 11:32 am By Miklos Bolza

Actor Geoffery Rush has accused the Daily Telegraph publisher Nationwide News of “doubling down” on its defamatory allegations and attacking the vindication he received in […]

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‘Witness X’ in Geoffrey Rush defamation case revealed as actress Yael Stone
Defamation 2019-05-10 11:13 am By Christine Caulfield

Orange Is The New Black star Yael Stone, who has accused Geoffrey Rush in interviews of lewd behaviour toward her, can be revealed as the […]

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HWL must produce files in case accusing partner of diverting client funds to pay legal bill
Legal Ethics 2019-05-08 9:06 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has dismissed HWL Ebsworth’s claims of a “fishing expedition” and granted discovery of a slew of internal documents relevant to allegations a partner […]

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Judge who ruled for Geoffrey Rush was biased, Daily Telegraph says in appeal
Defamation 2019-05-06 10:23 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Daily Telegraph publisher Nationwide News has appealed a $850,000 judgment against it in a defamation case brought by actor Geoffrey Rush, saying the judge who […]

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Property developers accused of ‘gaming the system’ at GST class action trial
Class Actions 2019-05-01 10:58 pm By Amelia Birnie

Multiple Canberra property developers have been accused of deliberately trying to avoid repaying GST to home buyers at the outset of a class action trial […]

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Fairfax wants to name ‘Witness X’ in Geoffrey Rush defamation trial
Defamation 2019-04-29 3:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

Fairfax Media has asked a court to lift a suppression order on the name of a proposed witness the Daily Telegraph had sought to call […]

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