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Mecca resolves suit over post-maternity leave redundancy
Employment 2024-02-29 4:56 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The former head of brand marketing at Mecca Brand has dropped her lawsuit alleging the cosmetics retailer violated the Fair Work Act by making her […]

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Big Un financier admits 3 million share purchase, denies knowledge of stock manipulation
Restructuring & Insolvency 2024-02-07 11:43 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Sydney financier First Class Capital has admitted it acquired three million shares in former market darling Big Un but has denied liquidators’ claims that the […]

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Thomson Geer picks up property team from M+K
Real Estate 2023-11-27 10:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Thomson Geer has raided the property team of competitor M+K, luring a team of six, including two partners. Brooke Glastonbury and Cain Sarah will join […]

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Liberal powerbroker Marcus Bastiaan sues law firm over $400,000 defamation bill
Business of Law 2023-10-31 4:59 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Marcus Bastiaan has sued solicitors who acted in his settled defamation case against Nine over branch stacking allegations, claiming the legal bill was “grossly disproportionate” […]

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High Court to weigh in on whether finger pointing allowed in arbitration
High Court 2023-05-22 1:20 pm By Sam Matthews

The High Court has agreed to weigh in on whether proportionate liability defences can be applied in the context of commercial arbitration. On Friday, the […]

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‘Not fit for purpose’: Court’s remarks on serious harm test show flaws in defamation law
Analysis 2023-05-12 4:14 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A recent decision by the Federal Court that questioned whether the introduction of a serious harm test in defamation law could infringe the Judiciary Act […]

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GetSwift director can’t be located for service of suit by ex-Demons teammate
Securities 2023-05-02 3:23 pm By Sam Matthews

GetSwift director Joel Macdonald cannot be located for service of a $15 million lawsuit by his former Melbourne Demons teammate James Strauss, a court has […]

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Lawyers celebrate ‘pragmatic’ new Chief Justice with ‘big heart’
Courts 2023-03-31 10:13 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The legal industry has praised the historic appointment of Debra Mortimer as the first female Chief Justice of the Federal Court, noting her modern approach […]

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Judge stays Victorian suit over alleged conspiracy to undermine HungryPanda’s EASI acquisition
Corporate 2023-03-20 2:57 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has stayed an Australian lawsuit filed by food delivery service HungryPanda against competitor Fantuan over the acquisition delivery platform EASI until a related […]

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GetSwift boss accused by co-founder of misleading him on sale of shares
Securities 2022-08-09 11:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

GetSwift managing director and founder Joel Macdonald faces a lawsuit by former Melbourne Demons teammate James Strauss, who helped launch the strife-ridden logistics tech company […]

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