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The unforgettable class action rulings of 2018
Feature January 4, 2019 11:37 pm By Christine Caulfield

Last year was an exciting one for class action lawyers, with monumental court decisions on competing cases, cross-jurisdictional spats, proportionality in settlements and the power […]

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Appealing GetSwift class action ruling comes at a cost, Full Court says
Appeals December 20, 2018 1:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

The law firms that challenged a ruling staying their cases against GetSwift gave the Full Federal Court a chance to guide judges managing competing class […]

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GetSwift class notice delayed as law firm told to get ‘house in order’
Class Actions December 19, 2018 10:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

A law firm on the losing end of a landmark ruling over competing shareholder class actions against GetSwift has argued that a proposed opt-out notice […]

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Judge picks winner in BHP class action contest
Class Actions December 18, 2018 11:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has chosen a winner in a battle of law firms vying to run a massive shareholder class action against BHP over the fatal […]

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Battle over competing GetSwift class actions goes to High Court
Breaking News December 17, 2018 4:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Squire Patton Boggs is taking a fight over a ruling that shut down its shareholder class action against logistics startup GetSwift to the […]

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Slater & Gordon looks to bow out of AMP class action beauty parade
Class Actions December 7, 2018 9:55 pm By Miklos Bolza and Christine Caulfield

And then there were four. Plaintiffs law firm Slater & Gordon wants to consolidate its AMP shareholder class action with Maurice Blackburn’s case and hand […]

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Battle to lead AMP action begins, and class members already winners, court told
Class Actions December 6, 2018 10:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

The showdown between five law firms vying to lead a class action over the AMP fees for no service scandal kicked off in the NSW […]

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As AMP royal commission witness retires, class action parade begins
Class Actions December 5, 2018 10:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

AMP’s advice executive Jack Regan, the witness who aired the firm’s fees-for-no-service dirty laundry at the Royal Commission, has retired, a day before five law […]

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CBA open to consolidation of dual class actions
Class Actions December 4, 2018 12:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia is open to a proposal to consolidate two shareholder class actions filed over alleged breaches of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism […]

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Squire Patton Boggs refuses to hand over GetSwift group member details
Class Actions November 23, 2018 8:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

Squire Patton Boggs has refused a request by rival Phi Finney McDonald for the details of group members it signed up to its now stayed […]

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