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Pitcher Partners wants $127M Twigg family lawsuit heard in Victoria
Financial Services 2022-06-03 4:54 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Pitcher Partners has filed a bid to transfer a $127 million lawsuit brought by the Twigg family alleging the accounting firm helped Max Twigg misappropriate […]

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Twigg family sues Pitcher Partners for $127M
Financial Services 2022-05-25 6:54 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The Twigg family has hit accounting firm Pitcher Partners with a lawsuit claiming it helped Max Twigg, race car driver and former owner of the […]

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Max Twigg can’t escape ruling he made off with family fortune
Appeals 2022-05-04 9:13 pm By Sam Matthews

Max Twigg, race car driver and former owner of the famous Byron Bay Hotel, has lost an appeal of a judge’s finding that he misappropriated […]

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Westpac’s $30M insurance class action settlement wins court approval
Class Actions 2021-08-09 8:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has given the greenlight to a $30 million settlement in Shine Lawyers’ insurance class action against Westpac and will allow post-settlement registration […]

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Court cuts silk’s fees in Westpac class action
Class Actions 2021-08-09 3:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

The former senior counsel in a settled insurance class action against Westpac has had his fees reduced by $70,000 after the Federal Court heard some […]

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Judge questions ‘extraordinarily large’ legal fees in $30M Westpac class action settlement
Class Actions 2021-07-16 8:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has questioned the legal disbursements sought to be approved in a $30 million class action settlement against Westpac over allegedly excessive life insurance […]

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‘If you build it they will come’: Roberts & Partners’ Christiaan Roberts on starting his own firm
Litigation Rising Stars 2021-07-02 10:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

Facing off in the courtroom against large litigation firms is never easy, says solicitor Christiaan Roberts, the head of Sydney’s Roberts & Partners, but there […]

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Lawyerly announces Litigation Rising Stars of 2021
Litigation Rising Stars 2021-05-28 9:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Lawyerly is pleased to announce the winners of its inaugural Litigation Rising Stars competition, which honours 30 lawyers under the age of 40 for their […]

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Judge throws out lawsuit accusing Sydney solicitors of unconscionable conduct
Business of Law 2021-03-22 5:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Sydney law firm has successfully defended a NSW Supreme Court lawsuit by angry former clients who tried to overturn a $492,000 settlement and accused […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2020
Analysis 2021-01-12 10:46 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Payouts in class actions in 2020 largely kept pace with the previous year despite the financial strain of the COVID-19 pandemic, with companies and other […]

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