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Westpac settles case by senior exec who made whistleblower complaint to CEO
Employment 2021-09-02 3:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

Westpac has reached a settlement in a case brought by a former longtime employee and whistleblower who claimed the banking giant dismissed her in retaliation […]

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‘Am I not safe?’: Westpac faces court action by longtime exec and whistleblower
Employment 2021-05-19 4:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former Westpac banking veteran and whistleblower has sued the Big Four bank, claiming she was dismissed in retaliation for complaints filed about the bank’s […]

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University settles unfair dismissal lawsuit by prominent cancer researcher
Education 2021-01-22 1:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The University of Technology Sydney has settled a $744,00o lawsuit brought by an Australian cancer researcher who says she was unfairly terminated after taking multiple periods […]

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Solicitor fined for ‘extravagant and intemperate attack’ on opposing counsel after 9-year legal battle
Business of Law 2020-11-26 1:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The director of a Melbourne law firm has been reprimanded and fined $10,000 for sending two letters to opposing counsel accusing him of being dishonest, […]

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Piper Alderman admits partner told assistant ‘Go spend time with your kids’
Employment 2020-10-13 10:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Piper Alderman has struck back at a sex discrimination lawsuit brought by a former administrative assistant, admitting that while a law firm partner did tell […]

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‘Go spend time with your kids’: Piper Alderman hit with sex discrimination lawsuit
Employment 2020-07-30 3:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former administrative assistant at Piper Alderman who was not allowed to work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic says she was terminated for taking […]

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University sued for firing cancer researcher with chronic back pain
Employment 2020-06-17 4:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A prominent Australian cancer researcher is suing the University of Technology Sydney for $744,000, alleging she was unfairly sacked after taking multiple periods of leave […]

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Coronavirus drags the legal profession into the 21st century
Business of Law 2020-04-06 8:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

The coronavirus has forged changes in the legal profession that will outlast the pandemic itself, leading to greater flexibility and efficiencies in an industry steeped […]

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Innovation in the time of COVID-19: How the legal industry is helping clients in a global pandemic
Business of Law 2020-04-03 5:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

As law firms and funders scramble to keep up with COVID-19’s impact on the legal landscape, some have gone above and beyond in creating new […]

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Is that legal? Top COVID-19 questions clients are asking lawyers
Feature 2020-03-24 9:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

As states across Australia shut down non-essential services and close borders in the battle to control the spread of the coronavirus, companies are turning to […]

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