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Forge directors fail to explain need for multiple law firms in liquidators’ case, judge says
Banton Group 2021-04-14 2:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has slashed security for costs sought in a case brought by the liquidators of engineering and construction company Forge Group after the former […]

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Law firm drops opt out clause from funding agreement in Boral class action
Class Actions 2021-04-09 3:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

Phi Finney McDonald will amend its funding agreement with Therium in a shareholder class action against Boral after a judge found that an irrevocable opt […]

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Sizzler, Burger Urge lay down steak knives in trade mark battle
Intellectual Property 2021-04-08 3:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

Buffet dining pioneer Sizzler, which closed its last Australian restaurants in November, has settled a trade mark dispute with Brisbane-based chain Burger Urge over a […]

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Boral ruling a warning to class action lawyers to be on their best behaviour
Class Actions 2021-04-01 3:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judgment in a heated carriage fight between three class actions against construction giant Boral provides some guidance to law firms about conduct that could […]

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No win no fee carries law firm to victory in Boral class action beauty parade
Class Actions 2021-03-31 11:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

The law firm running its class action on a no win no fee basis has been crowned the winner in a battle against two competing […]

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Jardine Lloyd Thompson wants to declass lawsuit over ‘excessive’ insurance premiums
Insurance 2021-03-23 11:59 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Insurance broker Jardine Lloyd Thompson wants to declass a representative action brought on behalf of local councils in NSW alleging it socked them with inflated […]

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Three law firms to duke it out in Boral class action beauty parade
Class Actions 2021-03-16 10:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

A fight between three leading class action firms over who will lead a potentially lucrative shareholder class action against construction giant Boral is back on, […]

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Dreamworld operator denies ‘obvious’ ride risks in $310M class action defence
Class Actions 2021-03-15 12:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

Ardent Leisure Group has hit back at a $310 million shareholder class action, denying that there were “obvious” risks in its Thunder River Rapids Ride […]

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High Court says ‘no one size fits all’ when it comes to competing class actions
Class Actions 2021-03-10 10:18 am By Christine Caulfield

Judges have power to manage competing class actions by picking a winner in a so-called beauty parade, the High Court has ruled, but there is […]

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GetSwift wins appeal bid to disqualify judge from class action
Appeals 2021-03-05 10:38 am By Spencer Fowler Steen

GetSwift has triumphed in its bid to disqualify a judge who refused to recuse himself from hearing a shareholder class action against the logistics software […]

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