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Slater & Gordon pushes back against ‘onerous’ discovery in Arnold Bloch Leibler class action
Class Actions 2021-04-16 3:03 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Slater & Gordon has argued discovery is becoming “unduly onerous” in a cross-claim filed by Arnold Bloch Leibler in a class action accusing the law […]

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Court orders G8 class action plaintiff to remove redaction from costs agreement
Class Actions 2021-04-12 11:00 am By Miklos Bolza

A judge has ordered the lead applicant in a shareholder class action against G8 Education to disclose a previously redacted clause of a costs agreement […]

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Axed Slater & Gordon lawyer reprimanded for falsifying affidavits
Legal Ethics 2021-04-07 4:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former Slater & Gordon lawyer has been reprimanded by the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal for “disgraceful and dishonourable” conduct in falsifying client affidavits […]

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The case for a Justice Fund
Expert Insights 2021-03-23 10:44 pm By

In December last year the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services handed down its report concerning litigation funding and the regulation of the […]

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Judge wants lawyer’s view on funding commission before approving $50M Vocation settlement
Class Actions 2021-03-22 11:46 am By Christine Caulfield

The judge considering the $50 million settlement reached in the shareholder class action against failed training company Vocation and auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers has signalled his likely […]

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Treasury Wine can seek security before contingency fee request decided
Class Actions 2021-03-18 9:14 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has allowed Treasury Wine Estates to apply for security for costs before a group costs order application is decided, in a class action […]

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Avoiding ‘dangers’ of GetSwift approach, judge will jointly hear class actions over Slater & Gordon advice
Class Actions 2021-03-05 3:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing two class actions over legal and accounting advice given ahead of Slater & Gordon’s disastrous Quindell acquisition has said he will hear […]

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Applicant, funder must foot the bill for slew of cross-claims in dropped Pitcher Partners class action
Class Actions 2021-03-04 12:34 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has found the lead applicant and funder in a discontinued class action against Pitcher Partners over its auditing of Slater & Gordon must […]

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EY strikes back in Pitcher Partners class action over Slater & Gordon audit
Accounting 2021-03-01 2:04 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Professionsal services giant EY has added to the many cross-claims flying in the shareholder class action against Pitcher Partners over advice to law firm Slater […]

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Judge says G8 Education can seek security in advance of group costs order
Class Actions 2021-02-26 2:36 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has said that Australia’s largest childcare centre operator, G8 Education, can apply for security for costs before a group costs order in a […]

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