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Class action firm’s bid to delay fight over security ‘doctrinally unprecedented’, Beach Energy says
Class Actions 2024-02-21 9:35 pm By Sam Matthews

Beach Energy is fighting a bid to adjourn a fight about security for costs in a shareholder class action until the firm that’s running it […]

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Slater & Gordon says lawsuit over private equity takeover names wrong defendant
Securities 2024-02-21 4:11 pm By Christine Caulfield

Slater & Gordon is seeking summary dismissal of a case brought by a shareholder over the plaintiff firm’s takeover by private equity firm Allegro, saying […]

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‘Not something we could ever agree to’: Applicant fights soft class closure in AMP case
Class Actions 2024-02-16 3:26 pm By Sam Matthews

The applicant in a class action against four AMP subsidiaries and two trustees over alleged excessive superannuation fees has flagged its opposition to soft class […]

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Reading the tea leaves from 2023’s class action beauty parades
Analysis 2024-01-15 11:19 pm By Sam Matthews

The country’s most experienced class action law firm won two and lost two in last year’s beauty parades before the courts, showing track record is […]

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NSW tries to duck exemplary damages in strip search class action
Class Actions 2024-01-09 12:37 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The New South Wales government wants to strike out class action claims that police conducted illegal strip searches at music festivals in the state ‘as […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2023
Top 10 Class Action Settlements 2024-01-05 4:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Companies and government entities paid out less to settle class actions in 2023 than in the previous two years, with no mega settlements hitting their […]

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Judge signs off on 24% GCO in a2 Milk shareholder class action
Class Actions 2023-12-20 3:21 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has approved a 24 per cent group costs order in a consolidated class action against a2 Milk, noting the complexity of the claims […]

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Noumi can’t shield lawyer’s evidence in privilege claim over Ashurst, PwC docs
Class Actions 2023-12-20 11:19 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Noumi has largely lost its bid to shield from a class action parts of its inhouse counsel’s evidence supporting a privilege claim over 3,000 documents […]

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Judge ‘abundantly satisfied’ strip search case against NSW should continue as class action
Class Actions 2023-12-19 2:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has found that a lawsuit against the state of NSW over hundreds of allegedly illegal strip searches conducted by NSW police at music […]

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Firm’s ‘ridiculously low’ fee budget in Westpac class action drives down funder’s cut
Class Actions 2023-12-11 11:22 am By Christine Caulfield

A judge’s decision to chop $810,000 from the funder’s cut of a settled class action against Westpac sounds a warning to class action litigators that […]

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