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William Inglis & Son waived privilege over Norton Rose Fulbright emails in land spat
Real Estate 2022-06-28 4:54 pm By Sam Matthews

Australia’s oldest thoroughbred auctioneer William Inglis & Son waived legal professional privilege over advice from its solicitor Norton Rose Fulbright over contamination of land it […]

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Hutchinson’s ‘monstrous’ claim survives in case over $153M Port Melbourne development
Real Estate 2022-06-22 10:00 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Construction giant Hutchinson Builders has succeeded in bringing claims against a related entity of a Port Melbourne property developer over a $153 million project after […]

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7-Eleven class action funder wins first-ever interim payment from settlement
Class Actions 2022-06-17 4:24 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has granted a litigation funder for two franchisee class actions against 7-Eleven an interim payment to cover its costs ahead of a ruling […]

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‘Unsatisfactory state of affairs’: 7-Eleven class action funder wants $16.6M advance on payout
Class Actions 2022-06-15 4:49 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A litigation funder for two franchisee class actions against 7-Eleven has asked a court for a $16.6 million payout to cover its costs before a […]

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Norton Rose Fulbright prevails in bullying case by ex-marketing manager
Employment 2022-06-09 10:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has won the dismissal of a case brought by a former digital marketing manager who claims she was fired two […]

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Ex-Dick Smith CEO should be liable for approving $28.5M in dividends, appeals court told
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-05-30 9:30 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The former CEO of failed electronics retailer Dick Smith should be held responsible for approving two dividend payments worth $28.5 million which the company could […]

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Special leave refused in dispute over $81.8M Parklea Markets sale
David Williams 2022-05-20 3:20 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The High Court has refused Sydney retail personality Con Constantine’s bid to challenge a $4.25 million judgment in his favour over the $81.8 million Parklea […]

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Opal Tower class action reaches eleventh-hour settlement before 40-day trial
Construction 2022-05-19 10:54 pm By Sam Matthews

A long-running class action over the Opal Tower disaster has settled, along with two related cases over the defective building, as a five-week trial was set […]

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7-Eleven class action law firm’s billing practice ‘troubling’, court hears
Class Actions 2022-05-13 9:46 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge overseeing two franchisee class actions against 7-Eleven that settled for $98 million has been urged to cut the payout to the law firm […]

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Dealers in Holden class action rejected $5M offer from GM
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-04-28 10:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Car dealers that have brought a class action against General Motors over its decision to retire the Holden brand in Australia rejected offers of compensation […]

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