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Law firms felt the sting of litigation in 2021, with angry ex-clients leading the charge
Feature 2022-01-14 11:21 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Last year brought economic growth and success for law firms, but 2021 was not only marked with good news. A slew of law firms were […]

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Judge denies law firm’s bid for indemnity costs, says $2.7M case not ‘hopeless’
Business of Law 2021-09-22 5:10 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A Melbourne law firm has lost its bid for indemnity costs after it failed to convince a judge that its settlement offer to a former […]

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Law firm defeats ex-client’s lawsuit over $24.5M property spat
Legal Ethics 2021-07-05 2:46 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A Melbourne law firm has triumphed in a lawsuit by a former client that accused it of breaching its fiduciary duty in “hard-fought” litigation over […]

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Law firm ordered to cease acting in $51M property spat with ex-client
Legal Ethics 2021-02-15 3:59 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has ordered a Melbourne-based law firm to stop acting for property company Xriso in a case against a former client over the terms […]

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Barrister settles lawsuit over client loss in $24.5M property spat
Trials 2021-02-04 4:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Victorian barrister has reached a settlement on the eve of trial in a breach of fiduciary duty lawsuit brought by a former client who […]

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Law firm, barrister face negligence trial over client’s loss in $24.5M property spat
Professional Negligence 2021-01-28 4:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Melbourne law firm and barrister will soon face trial over allegations of breach of fiduciary duty brought by a former client who lost a […]

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Senior IOOF executive accused of sexually harassing employee at her wedding
Employment 2021-01-15 3:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former portfolio manager of IOOF has sued the firm for discrimination and breaches of the Fair Work Act, alleging she was groped on the […]

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Judge denies costs to objector in Willmott Forest MIS class actions
Class Actions 2019-06-03 4:11 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

An investor who successfully objected to an initial settlement of four class actions over the failed Willmott Forests managed investment scheme lost a bid to […]

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