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Law firm to drop class action against Pitcher Partners over Slater and Gordon audits
Class Actions July 30, 2020 2:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The law firm behind a long-running class action against Pitcher Partners over its auditing of Slater and Gordon is seeking court approval to drop the […]

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Treasurer met with affiliate of US lobby group on eve of new class action regulations, inquiry told
Class Actions July 27, 2020 8:35 pm By Alison Eveleigh

There is an “embarrassing” foreign influence on Australian laws, a plaintiff law firm has told a parliamentary inquiry into class actions, after revealing that Treasurer […]

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The future of consumer class actions in the wake of Brewster
Expert Insights June 24, 2020 10:14 pm By

In December last year, the High Court handed down its landmark decision in Brewster holding that neither the Federal Court or NSW Supreme Court have […]

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‘An air of unreality’: Judge questions Treasury Wine’s breach claims against Maurice Blackburn
Class Actions June 24, 2020 8:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

A claim by Treasury Wine Estates that Maurice Blackburn — but no other law firm — is prohibited from bringing a shareholder class action over […]

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ANZ says allegedly worthless insurance policies gave customers ‘peace of mind’
Class Actions June 16, 2020 6:15 pm By Alison Eveleigh

ANZ has denied claims that it sold allegedly worthless insurance to group members in a class action against the banking giant, and has said the […]

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Commonwealth Bank faces class action over ‘junk’ insurance
Class Actions June 10, 2020 8:52 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has become the latest Big Four bank to be hit with a class action over the sales of allegedly worthless […]

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Treasury Wine calls for stay of class action, accuses Maurice Blackburn of misusing docs
Class Actions June 2, 2020 2:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

Treasury Wine Estates will seek to shut down a shareholder class action brought by Maurice Blackburn after accusing the law firm of breaching its obligations […]

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Slater & Gordon settlement armed class action to sue us, Arnold Bloch Leibler tells court
Class Actions May 27, 2020 4:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

Slater and Gordon’s conduct when settling a previous securities class action against it armed the lead plaintiff with the information he needed to later bring […]

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Law firms join forces to investigate strip-search class action against NSW Police
Class Actions May 27, 2020 3:56 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Two law firms have joined forces to investigate a potential class action against NSW Police over allegedly unlawful use of invasive searches, including strip searches. […]

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Spotless pays $95M to settle shareholder class action
Class Actions May 22, 2020 10:44 am By Alison Eveleigh

A $95 million settlement has been reached in a shareholder class action against facility services company Spotless Group, the largest settlement in a shareholder class […]

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