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Clients and lawyers with axe to grind a major headache for law firms in 2020
Business of Law 2021-01-13 10:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

While there was no shortage of pain and challenges for law firms as the coronavirus raged across the globe last year, a number of big […]

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Settlements in investor class actions against financial advisory firm get court OK
Class Actions 2020-12-21 1:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has signed off on settlements in two class actions against a defunct Sydney-based financial advisory firm by a group of Chinese investors over […]

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Maurice Blackburn did not breach obligations in TWE class action, Full Court finds
Appeals 2020-12-17 4:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has tossed an appeal by Treasury Wine Estates claiming that Maurice Blackburn and barrister Guy Donnellan breached their obligations in preparing […]

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Law firm ‘took advantage’ of privileged position in filing Treasury Wines class action, court told
Class Actions 2020-11-27 7:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

Treasury Wine Estates has accused plaintiffs law firm Maurice Blackburn and barrister Guy Donnellan of “taking advantage” of their privileged position by using evidence discovered […]

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Settlement reached in Chinese investors’ class action against Sydney financial advisor
Class Actions 2020-11-19 5:41 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A settlement has been reached in a class action against a Sydney-based financial advisory firm by a group of Chinese investors over a property investment […]

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Partial success for Moray & Agnew in ‘fruit of the action’ lien fight with Probuild
Construction 2020-09-10 12:11 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Moray & Agnew has partially won its bid to reclaim over $260,000 in unpaid costs after its client was wound up amid a long-running legal […]

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Law firm says Treasury Wine can’t appeal class action ruling without court OK
Class Actions 2020-09-02 5:37 pm By Christine Caulfield

Maurice Blackburn is pushing back against an appeal by Treasury Wine Estates, which accuses the law firm and a barrister of breaching their obligations by […]

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Treasury Wines keeps up fight over law firm’s new class action
Appeals 2020-08-24 4:27 pm By Christine Caulfield

Treasury Wine Estates has challenged a ruling that Maurice Blackburn did not breach its obligations by using material from a now settled class action against […]

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Maurice Blackburn didn’t breach obligations by filing new TWE class action
Class Actions 2020-08-06 8:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

Maurice Blackburn did not breach its obligations by using material from a now settled class action against Treasury Wine Estates to draft new class action […]

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Opal Tower apartment owners file lawsuit against NSW Government
Construction 2020-06-29 11:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Owners of units in Sydney’s Opal Tower have filed a lawsuit against the NSW Government and builder Icon after allegedly discovering more than 500 additional […]

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