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Concrete company knew of prior Opal Tower failure, class action cross-claim alleges
Class Actions 2021-09-15 11:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

Prefab concrete company Evolution Precast Systems failed to install reinforced concrete in Sydney’s ill-fated Opal Tower and knew about a prior failure with one of […]

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Judge scolds Linchpin liquidators for ‘unsatisfactory’ conduct in class action
Class Actions 2021-08-20 4:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has criticised the liquidators of collapsed financial group Linchpin Capital after they failed to inform the court whether they intended to defend class […]

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Judge scolds Delta Coal liquidators for late notification of insolvent trading case
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-08-11 1:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has criticised the liquidators of coal mining company Delta for waiting over two years to file insolvent trading proceedings against former […]

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Lawyer who admitted to professional misconduct loses bid for costs from public fund
Legal Ethics 2021-08-06 5:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

A solicitor who admitted to allegations of professional misconduct has lost a NSW Court of Appeal bid for the costs of a NCAT proceeding to […]

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Linchpin liquidators get final chance to defend class action
Class Actions 2021-07-23 2:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has given the liquidators of Linchpin Capital a final chance to defend a shareholder class action before judgment is made against the collapsed […]

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Bar Association says tribunal should have made professional misconduct finding against barrister
Legal Ethics 2021-07-09 6:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

A barrister who allegedly pushed an assistant clerk’s head while making a sexual remark at a professional dinner should have been found to have engaged […]

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Insurers may be dragged into Opal Tower class action
Class Actions 2021-07-02 3:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Third-party liability insurers may become the latest parties to be dragged into a complex class action over alleged defects in Sydney’s Opal Tower, which has […]

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Barrister reprimanded for lewd gesture at professional dinner
Legal Ethics 2021-06-21 1:40 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A NSW barrister who allegedly pushed an assistant clerk’s head while making a sexual remark at a professional dinner has been reprimanded for unsatisfactory professional […]

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Icon, structural engineer WSP added as defendants in Opal Tower class action
Class Actions 2021-06-10 1:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

Opal Tower builder Icon and structural engineer WSP Structures have been joined as defendants in a class action brought by property owners, who have also […]

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Former QC, now judge hit with costs in negligent advice case
Construction 2021-05-04 3:29 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A former QC who is now a judge on the Victorian Supreme Court judge has been hit with costs following a ruling that he and […]

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