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Appeals court revives $20M tip fire class action against NSW council
Class Actions April 23, 2019 3:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

An appeals court has revived a class action against a NSW council over loss and damage resulting from a 2009 tip rubbish fire, awarding the […]

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Energy company director kicked off board for missing too many meetings files appeal
Corporate April 16, 2019 9:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A director of an energy company who was kicked off the board for missing too many meetings has filed an appeal of a ruling dismissing […]

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Mills Oakley’s fee fight with ex-client back on after court sets aside judgment for law firm
Business of Law April 15, 2019 3:03 pm By Christine Caulfield

A battle over unpaid fees by a former Mills Oakley client is not over after a judge found the law firm notifed the company of […]

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Fight over funder’s ‘secret’ side deal in Arasor class action continues
Business of Law April 5, 2019 8:54 pm By Cat Fredeburgh

A judge has scheduled a two-day hearing to hear a dispute between investment group¬†Caason Investments, a lead applicant in a shareholder class action against defunct […]

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MWL files derivative suit against Focus Financial
Financial Services March 28, 2019 10:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Majority shareholders in MWL Financial have filed a derivative suit against US-based Focus Financial Partners over a soured acquisition. The lawsuit was filed March 19 […]

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Prosecutors aim at ‘significant reduction’ in charges in Country Care cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection March 19, 2019 2:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Commonwealth Department of Public Prosecutions has told the Federal Court it will “very significantly” reduce the number of criminal charges laid against mobility equipment […]

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Mills Oakley helped uncover client’s false evidence, court hears
Intellectual Property March 14, 2019 7:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former top executive at railway technology company Wavetrain has been referred to the Commonwealth Attorney General for possible criminal proceedings after its solicitors at […]

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Piper Alderman, senior female partner fail to resolve sex discrimination suit
Business of Law March 13, 2019 2:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

Piper Alderman and a senior female partner who has accused the law firm’s leaders of sex discrimination have been unable to settle their dispute out […]

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Directed Electronics wins access to seized documents in corporate theft suit
Intellectual Property March 7, 2019 9:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

Australian automotive electronics developer Directed Electronics OE has won access to documents seized from rivals it claims misappropriated its confidential information and infringed its copyright […]

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Piper Alderman heads to mediation in dispute with female partner accused of bullying
Business of Law March 1, 2019 9:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

A senior female partner at Piper Alderman will go into mediation this week with representatives of the firm’s partnership to try to resolve her sex […]

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