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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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Tandem enters administration, scuttling $400M sham contracting class action
Employment 2021-07-07 9:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

A $400 million class action brought by Shine Lawyers against a major Telstra and Foxtel contractor will be stayed after the company was placed into […]

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Law firm defeats ex-client’s lawsuit over $24.5M property spat
Legal Ethics 2021-07-05 2:46 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A Melbourne law firm has triumphed in a lawsuit by a former client that accused it of breaching its fiduciary duty in “hard-fought” litigation over […]

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Law firms send Sydney lawyers home as mask mandate takes effect
Coronavirus 2021-06-24 10:59 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Law firms are ordering staff in their Sydney offices to work from home if possible and avoid face-to-face meetings as the state’s new rules requiring […]

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Lawyers who accused Vic Supreme Court of bias dodge contempt finding
Legal Ethics 2021-05-31 6:55 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A barrister and solicitor who accused the Victoria Supreme Court of bias have avoided a contempt of court ruling, despite a judge finding their conduct […]

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Lawyerly announces Litigation Rising Stars of 2021
Litigation Rising Stars 2021-05-28 9:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Lawyerly is pleased to announce the winners of its inaugural Litigation Rising Stars competition, which honours 30 lawyers under the age of 40 for their […]

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Judge to decide if lockdown class action lawyer’s clients must hand over details
Class Actions 2021-04-22 3:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge will hear arguments by suspended lawyer Serene Teffaha, who filed a class action against the state over lockdown restrictions, over whether her clients […]

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Tandem class action members may have been misled by news about cross-claims, judge says
Class Actions 2021-04-07 5:13 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has found that news articles published in the Herald Sun, Daily Mail and The Australian may have given group members in a class […]

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Ex-Hendry Group CEO says she learned of misconduct allegations from board meeting minutes
Employment 2021-03-31 10:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The former CEO of Hendry Group who claims the business consultancy suspended her after she complained of bullying and sex harassment has lashed out at […]

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