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HWL Ebsworth avoids hit from $263M Forum Finance scandal
Financial Services 2021-07-06 9:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firm HWL Ebsworth says it has avoided any negative financial impact from its connection with Sydney financial firm Forum Finance, which has been accused […]

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Arrium settlement was a ‘substantial compromise’, judge says
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-07-05 4:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A settlement reached in a lawsuit by the liquidators of collapsed steel giant Arrium against 10 former company directors accused of insolvent trading has been […]

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Insurers may be dragged into Opal Tower class action
Class Actions 2021-07-02 3:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Third-party liability insurers may become the latest parties to be dragged into a complex class action over alleged defects in Sydney’s Opal Tower, which has […]

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S&P class action applicant resists paying security for ratings agency’s costs
Class Actions 2021-06-29 5:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

A fight is looming over a bid by S&P Global for a class action applicant to pay security for the legal costs of defending the […]

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Bob Jane T-Marts CEO loses challenge to liquidator’s examination
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-06-23 5:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

The CEO of Bob Jane T-Marts has failed to halt his public examination by the liquidator of the firm Last Lap, which is currently involved […]

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HWL Ebsworth’s Juan Martinez wants all partners named in lawsuit, not just him
Business of Law 2021-06-21 3:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

The managing partner of HWL Ebsworth, who has been targeted in a lawsuit by a former equity partner over the law firm’s aborted IPO, is […]

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Icon, structural engineer WSP added as defendants in Opal Tower class action
Class Actions 2021-06-10 1:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

Opal Tower builder Icon and structural engineer WSP Structures have been joined as defendants in a class action brought by property owners, who have also […]

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HWL Ebsworth faces $130M negligent advice case by ex-client
Real Estate 2021-06-08 4:45 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A former client is seeking damages of up to $130 million from HWL Ebsworth in a lawsuit accusing the law firm of giving negligent advice […]

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Liquidators of S&P class action plaintiff win strikeout bid in spat over funder’s agreements
Class Actions 2021-06-08 4:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has gutted a defence and counterclaim filed by the biggest unitholder in investment fund Vale in a battle with a litigation funder and […]

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Jury finds Country Care not guilty in first criminal cartel case against Australian biz
Trials 2021-06-02 3:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

The ACCC has suffered a stinging defeat in its criminal cartel action against mobility equipment provider Country Care, its CEO and a former employee, with […]

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