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Lenovo compliance manager told to mediate or else, lawsuit says
Employment 2022-01-11 1:20 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Technology giant Lenovo has been accused of taking adverse action against a compliance manager who complained of workplace bullying and harassment. Compliance and regulatory affairs […]

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Banksia judge made no allowance for ‘youth and inexperience’ of Mark Elliott’s son, appeal says
Appeals 2021-11-26 12:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

The judge who made findings against the son of the mastermind behind the Banksia class action scam may have formed strong views about the 27-year-old’s […]

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Law firm wants to use class action list to help group members in Tandem liquidation
Class Actions 2021-11-01 9:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

Shine Lawyers is seeking court permission to use a list of employees provided by collapsed telecommunications contractor Tandem in a stayed class action to assist […]

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‘Arrogant’ barristers in Banksia class action struck off roll, face criminal probe
Legal Ethics 2021-10-11 5:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

Lawyers running the scandal-ridden Banksia class action have been struck from the roll of practitioners, will face criminal investigation and must pay group members $11.7 […]

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Day of reckoning arrives for Banksia class action lawyers
Feature 2021-10-08 10:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

It has been described as the darkest chapter in Victoria’s legal history, an exemplar of all that is terrible with class actions in Australia. A […]

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‘The writing seems to be on the wall’: Law firms actively considering no jab, no office policies
Business of Law 2021-09-29 10:03 pm By Bianca Hrovat

As Australia’s largest cities prepare to emerge from lockdown, law firms are doubling down on their efforts to vaccinate staff, with some going so far […]

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Judge denies law firm’s bid for indemnity costs, says $2.7M case not ‘hopeless’
Business of Law 2021-09-22 5:10 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A Melbourne law firm has lost its bid for indemnity costs after it failed to convince a judge that its settlement offer to a former […]

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‘The only viable path back to normal’: Law firms make push to vaccinate staff
Coronavirus 2021-07-27 5:41 pm By Bianca Hrovat

While employers cannot force employees to get a COVID-19 vaccine, law firms are launching campaigns to encourage staff to sign up for the jab. The […]

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QBE wins appeal in Opal Tower coverage row with Icon, but no success for Liberty
Insurance 2021-07-21 6:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has found that Liberty Mutual Insurance, but not QBE, is required to cover Icon Construction’s losses stemming from the Opal Tower […]

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How a fall on the world dance stage prepped Lander & Roger’s Melissa Tan for complex litigation
Litigation Rising Stars 2021-07-12 10:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

Lander & Rogers special counsel Melissa Tan brings the same fierce work ethic and tenacity when competing in Latin dancing competitions around the globe that […]

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