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Blockbuster defeated again in fight with husband and wife franchisee
Franchise November 14, 2018 9:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

Blockbuster has lost another round in its case against a husband and wife franchisee that sold a store’s assets to a competitor, with a court […]

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Common fund order in CBA class action put on ice
Class Actions November 12, 2018 10:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has adjourned an application by law firm Slater & Gordon for a common fund order in a class action against the Commonwealth Bank […]

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Adero argues class action should be heard before casuals test case
Employment November 8, 2018 10:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Adero Law is seeking to intervene in a Federal Court case against WorkPac over the rights of casual workers, arguing a class action it plans […]

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Judge urges class action lawyers to solve multiplicity problem
Class Actions October 26, 2018 4:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

Blasting the battle of competing class actions as a fight for the “commercial interests” of litigation funders not class members, a judge has called on […]

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Murray Goulburn weighs cost-capping bid in class actions
Agriculture October 26, 2018 10:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

Murray Goulburn has told a judge it may seek to cap costs in two shareholder class actions that centre on a 2016 profit forecast revision, […]

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Slater and Gordon wins $12.7M in fees in Provident class action
Class Actions October 23, 2018 6:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

The NSW Supreme Court has approved a $44.25 million settlement of two class actions against the trustees of failed debenture issuer Provident Capital, including $12.8 […]

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Quinn Emanuel reveals ‘step up’ funding model in AMP class action beauty pageant
Class Actions October 10, 2018 9:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan will call in US experts to back up its proposed “step up” funding model as five law firms begin […]

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One Key Workforce liquidators vie for unpaid wages in union spat
Employment October 4, 2018 3:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

Liquidators for failed labour hire business One Key Workforce are disputing a claim by the CFMMEU for wages owed to employees, saying the money should […]

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NAB hit with class action over ‘worthless’ credit card insurance
Financial Services September 27, 2018 4:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Slater and Gordon has filed the first class action over “worthless” credit card insurance, alleging  National Australia Bank violated consumer protection laws when it sold […]

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Law firms won’t challenge AMP class action ruling
Class Actions September 26, 2018 1:11 pm By Christine Caulfield

A landmark ruling that transferred four competing federal class actions against AMP to state court will stand, with the law firms behind the cases opting […]

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