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7-Eleven class action funder’s $12M cut seemed ‘plainly too little’, says appeals judge
Appeals 2024-02-23 4:21 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge hearing an appeal by a funder over its cut of a $98 million settlement in franchisee class actions against 7-Eleven has said the […]

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Court slashes law firm’s costs in Aveo class action settlement
Class Actions 2024-01-05 11:24 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has cut law firm Levitt Robinson’s costs in a class action against retirement village provider Aveo, finding the solicitors were “seriously derelict” in […]

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Full Court finally sets date for 7-Eleven class action funder’s CFO fight
Class Actions 2023-12-05 11:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

The date has been set for a hearing in the second case to test the argument that judges lack power to make a common fund […]

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United class action wants to add commission agents, join parent company
Class Actions 2023-11-23 11:35 am By Christine Caulfield

A franchise class action against United Petroleum has asked a court for leave to expand the class action to include a group of commission agents […]

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Aveo’s $11M class action settlement OK’d, but ‘avoidable costs’ yet to be doled out
Class Actions 2023-11-22 11:32 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has given the green light to a $11 million settlement in a class action against retirement village provider Aveo, but reserved his decision […]

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United class action wins fight against ‘stultifying’ security bid
Franchises 2023-11-03 11:43 pm By Sam Matthews

A franchisee class action against United Petroleum over the installation of allegedly loss-making Pie Face stores at its franchise sites has succeeded in fending off […]

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NT government wins strike-out bid in racial discrimination class action
Class Actions 2023-10-27 10:34 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A class action against the Northern Territory government has been sent back to the drawing board, with a judge striking out allegations that its funding […]

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Judge urged to earmark share of $11M settlement for Aveo class action members
Settlement 2023-10-19 4:14 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge asked to approve an $11 million settlement in a class action against retirement village provider Aveo is considering a proposal by court-appointed contradictors […]

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Over United Petroleum’s objections, class action firm can peek at franchisee communications
Franchises 2023-10-17 11:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The law firm that’s running a franchisee class action against United Petroleum over allegedly loss-making Pie Faces stores has has won its bid to peek […]

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United Petroleum says class action firm can’t ‘veto’ chats with group members
Franchises 2023-10-04 9:50 pm By Sam Matthews

United Petroleum, which is facing a franchisee class action over allegedly loss-making Pie Face stores, is resisting a plaintiff law firm’s bid for “a right […]

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