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Quintis class action lawyers want to peek at insurance docs
Class Actions November 8, 2018 2:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

Lawyers leading a class action against Quintis want the failed sandalwood oil producer to hand over evidence of any insurance policy that could cover the […]

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Surfstitch class action settlement in peril as debate rages over opt-out notice
Class Actions November 1, 2018 8:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

Judges do not have the power to approve a class action settlement without first issuing an opt-out notice to group members, the court-appointed contradictor in […]

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Seven employee sues network for wages after exit to Ten
Employment October 30, 2018 11:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

Seven Network’s former director of program partnerships is suing the national broadcaster for putting her on unpaid maternity leave and extending her non-compete period after […]

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Lawyers take aim in battle to lead BHP class action
Class Actions October 29, 2018 10:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

The high-stakes contest to run a shareholder class action against BHP has begun, with lawyers for three competing cases all arguing in Federal Court Monday […]

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Dick Smith liquidators accuse class action firms of spamming group members
Class Actions October 18, 2018 8:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

Liquidators for Dick Smith don’t want potential group members in two class actions against the failed retailer to learn about a new registration deadline by […]

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Guthrie files action against ABC over her sacking
Employment October 18, 2018 9:37 pm By Christine Caulfield

Former ABC boss Michelle Guthrie has launched legal proceedings over her firing last month from the ABC, making an adverse action claim against the broadcaster. […]

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Gadens seeks to shut down rival firm’s Quintis class action
Class Actions October 16, 2018 10:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

The battle over competing shareholder class actions against failed sandalwood oil producer Quintis is heating up, with law firm Gadens launching a bid to shut […]

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Ponzi schemer’s co. to face claims in Westpac class action
Class Actions October 8, 2018 8:28 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Federal Court judge has allowed the plaintiffs in a class action alleging a unit of Westpac failed to detect the fraud of convicted Ponzi […]

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Showdown looms as BHP faces 3rd class action over Brazil mine disaster
Class Actions September 25, 2018 10:59 pm By Christine Caulfield

BHP Billiton has been hit with a third class action in Australia over the 2015 dam failure at its Samarco mine in Brazil, and the […]

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Ex-ABC boss hires Johnson Winter & Slattery partner
Employment September 25, 2018 11:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

Sacked ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie has hired Johnson Winter & Slattery employment heavyweight Ruveni Kelleher and a prominent Sydney barrister as she weighs her […]

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