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Law firm investigates border closure class action
Coronavirus 2020-09-18 9:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Andrews government is facing another COVID-19 related class action, this one on behalf of farm operators financially stung by Victorian and South Australian border […]

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Common fund orders under attack again in Takata airbags class action
Class Actions 2020-09-16 2:47 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Common fund orders are again under scrutiny in a class action which was at the centre of the High Court’s decision to strike down the […]

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GetSwift agrees to notify class of asset transfer outside of Australia
Class Actions 2020-09-15 4:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

GetSwift has promised the Federal Court that it will inform the lead applicant in a shareholder class action if any of its assets are to […]

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Grocon must pay security to pursue $270M lawsuit over Barangaroo development
Construction 2020-09-14 10:37 pm By Christine Caulfield

Australian construction company Grocon has been ordered to pay $1 million in security for costs to continue its pursuit of a $270 million lawsuit against […]

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Law firm loses bid for insurance docs in Dreamworld class action
Insurance 2020-09-11 3:05 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The applicants in a shareholder class action against Dreamworld owner Ardent Leisure over a 2016 tragedy in which four people died following a ride malfunction […]

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GetSwift class action trial vacated as judge asked to recuse himself
Class Actions 2020-08-13 10:15 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing a shareholder class action against logistics provider GetSwift and three executives has vacated an upcoming trial date, following an application that he […]

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GetSwift judge won’t disqualify himself from class action
Class Actions 2020-09-09 6:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing a class action against GetSwift has refused to disqualify himself from the proceedings, rejecting claims that he could not be seen to […]

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Mining giant beats back challenge to lost profits claim in dispute over $2.5B WA iron ore mine
Appeals 2020-07-16 5:27 pm By Christine Caulfield

A subsidiary of US mining giant Cleveland-Cliffs has fought back a second bid to quash its counterclaim for lost profits in a contractual dispute over […]

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Judge warns ‘real persuasion’ needed to expand GetSwift class action 2 months from trial
Class Actions 2020-07-13 9:00 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has warned counsel leading a shareholder class action against logistics provider GetSwift that “real persuasion” would be needed to convince him to allow […]

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Judge ‘regrettably’ postpones Boral class action beauty parade in light of High Court challenge
Class Actions 2020-07-10 10:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has pushed off a heated contest between law firms vying to lead a shareholder class action against construction giant Boral for what could […]

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