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Law firm in showdown with ATO over Black Saturday payouts
Class Actions November 13, 2018 11:04 pm By Christine Caulfield

Maurice Blackburn’s battle with the Australian Taxation Office over a tax bill on class action settlements for thousands of Black Saturday bushfire victims went to […]

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Crown shouldn’t keep jailed ex-employees silent, court told
Class Actions November 12, 2018 8:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

An attempt by Crown Resorts to block ex-employees from talking to class action lawyers about the casino giant’s thwarted business in China was contrary to […]

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Law firm looks at short-seller VGI in class action probe ‘twist’
Class Actions November 2, 2018 10:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

Maurice Blackburn is investigating a possible class action after the share price of Corporate Travel Management plunged 27 percent on Wednesday, and will look at […]

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Another firm weighs class action over flammable cladding
Product Liability November 2, 2018 11:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

A third law firm is investigating a possible class action to compensate property owners for the cost of removing highly combustible aluminium cladding, believed to […]

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Lawyers face off over competing class actions
Feature October 31, 2018 9:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

As judges grapple with fierce competition among litigation funders and law firms to lead class actions, Lawyerly asked two leading practitioners on opposing sides of […]

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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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Judge urges class action lawyers to solve multiplicity problem
Class Actions October 26, 2018 4:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

Blasting the battle of competing class actions as a fight for the “commercial interests” of litigation funders not class members, a judge has called on […]

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VW must hand over docs on Dieselgate’s impact on car prices
Competition & Consumer Protection October 26, 2018 12:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Federal Court judge has ordered Volkswagen to produce documents related to its calculations on how its emissions cheating scandal could affect car prices. In […]

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Woolworths bags $100M shareholder class action
Class Actions October 25, 2018 9:56 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Woolworths has shot back at claims in a shareholder class action that it breached its continuous disclosure obligations, saying the lawsuit doesn’t allege there was […]

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Cash Converters to pay $16.4M to settle consumer class action
Class Actions October 22, 2018 1:48 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Cash Converters has reached a settlement on the eve of trial in one of two consumer class actions alleging it engaged in unconscionable conduct by […]

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