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Sparke Helmore had paralegal ‘at the helm’ of botched land sale, court told
Real Estate 2022-06-21 10:08 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Law firm Sparke Helmore negligently failed to alert a NSW developer to an imminent deadline for two land sale contracts in a troubled $30 million […]

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In victory for class action, judge says bad breast implant claims can advance
Class Actions 2022-05-20 10:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The applicants in a class action against The Cosmetic Institute and twelve doctors over allegedly “incompetent” breast augmentation surgery have won court approval to expand […]

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Sparke Helmore should face higher damages bill for negligence, developer says
Professional Negligence 2022-05-06 4:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A NSW developer says law firm Sparke Helmore should face a heftier damages bill for its negligence in failing to alert it to an imminent […]

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Careers Australia liquidator can pursue overseas directors on evidence of insolvent trading
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-03-04 5:29 pm By Sam Matthews

The liquidator of collapsed vocational education provider Careers Australia can serve its lawsuit on two of the company’s former directors now living overseas, after a […]

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Law firms felt the sting of litigation in 2021, with angry clients leading the charge
Feature 2022-01-14 11:21 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Last year brought economic growth and success for law firms, but 2021 was not only marked with good news. A slew of law firms were […]

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Insurer Vero may be dragged into combustible cladding class action
Class Actions 2021-12-22 2:40 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The applicant in a class action against Fairview Architectural over allegedly combustible cladding wants to add insurer Vero Insurance as a respondent, after revealing the […]

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Sparke Helmore ordered to pay $285K in negligence lawsuit
Professional Negligence 2021-12-09 6:55 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Sparke Helmore will have to pay $285,598 in damages for its negligence in advising a New South Wales property developer, but a judge found the […]

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Sparke Helmore was negligent in failing to alert developer to looming deadlines, court finds
Professional Negligence 2021-11-22 4:38 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Law firm Sparke Helmore acted negligently by failing to adequately advise a New South Wales property developer about extension of time notices that were needed […]

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Sparke Helmore partner engaged in ‘blatant cover-up’ to hide oversight, trial told
Trials 2021-11-09 8:37 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The Sparke Helmore partner at the centre of a $1 million professional negligence lawsuit attempted to conceal an “oversight of enormous proportions” that is said […]

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Developer relied on Sparke Helmore lawyer to read fine print, trial told
Professional Negligence 2021-11-08 6:52 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The former director of a New South Wales construction company relied on his Sparke Helmore solicitor to read over contracts for sale for him, a […]

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