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Judge slashes compensation with $50M payout in WestConnex land dispute
Real Estate July 18, 2019 9:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two companies owned by the ex-director of Dial A Dump have failed in a bid to secure $584 million in compensation for land compulsorily acquired […]

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Ex-Norton Rose lawyer can appeal privilege ruling over partner communications in feud with firm
Employment July 18, 2019 10:19 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A terminated Norton Rose Fulbright partner has won a bid to challenge a ruling in his dispute with the law firm that denied him access to communications between partners on the grounds that the documents were privileged.

Norton Rose loses bid for summary dismissal of sex discrimination case
Employment July 15, 2019 2:21 pm By Amelia Birnie

A former Norton Rose Fulbright manager who accused employees of the global law firm of bullying her and suggesting “wives were supposed to stay in […]

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Former Dick Smith execs may seek to vacate trial date if cross claims filed
Class Actions July 12, 2019 9:18 pm By Amelia Birnie

Two former executives of Dick Smith may seek to vacate an upcoming trial date for two class actions against the failed retailer, after recently being […]

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ASIC puts banks on notice after review shows ‘extremely poor value’ of credit insurance
Financial Services July 11, 2019 6:47 pm By Amelia Birnie

The corporate watchdog has warned “robust” enforcement action is on the cards for banks and lenders, after a review found consumer credit insurance policies to […]

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Cleveland-Cliffs unit keeps counterclaim alive in dispute over $2.5B Koolyanobbing mine contract
Energy & Natural Resources July 11, 2019 4:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

A subsidiary of US mining giant Cleveland-Cliffs has won a fight to keep its counterclaim against a contractor alive in a dispute over the Koolyanobbing […]

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Dick Smith insurers face class action over IPO-related policy
Class Actions July 8, 2019 4:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

Allianz and a number of other insurers of Dick Smith are now facing a class action over the extent of coverage under an insurance policy […]

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ACCC loses case against Woolworths over ‘eco’ plate claims
Competition & Consumer Protection July 5, 2019 9:28 pm By Amelia Birnie

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has lost a consumer case against Woolworths, with the Federal Court finding the supermarket giant’s  environmental claims for its […]

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Hundreds of privileged advice docs accidentally disclosed in Radio Rentals class action
Class Actions June 21, 2019 6:59 pm By Amelia Birnie

Lawyers for Radio Rentals are trying to take back hundreds of potentially privileged documents in a consumer class action over the company’s ‘Rent, Try, $1 […]

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ANZ to pay nothing in settlement of 7-Eleven franchise class actions
Franchise June 18, 2019 10:22 pm By Christine Caulfield

ANZ Bank will not pay a cent to franchisees in its settlement of two class actions that allege the bank breached its responsible lending obligations […]

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