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Proportionality no basis to deny fees in $7M QRxPharma class action settlement, judge says
Class Actions 2020-09-29 3:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has approved a $7 million settlement in a class action against the directors of pharmaceutical company QRxPharma, only a third of which will […]

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Funder will take loss in $7M QRxPharma class action settlement
Class Actions 2020-09-23 3:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

The funder backing a shareholder class action against the directors of pharmaceutical firm QRxPharma will not seek to profit from a $7 million settlement in […]

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Seyfarth Shaw lures workplace health and safety partner from Sparke Helmore
Employment 2020-09-14 4:37 pm By Alison Eveleigh

International law firm Seyfarth Shaw has snagged a leading workplace health and safety partner from Sparke Helmore to expand its Melbourne team. Penny Stevens, who has […]

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QRx Pharma shareholders to get small slice of $7M class action settlement
Class Actions 2020-08-11 10:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A former QRx Pharma director’s prediction that shareholders would not receive “anything of consequence” from a class action settlement has proven true, with only a […]

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QRxPharma shareholders to learn of class action settlement one year later
Class Actions 2020-08-05 1:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

After “unavoidable delays”, shareholders will soon be notified of a settlement reached one year ago in a class action against QRxPharma, but a company director […]

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Sparke Helmore hits back at $1M negligence lawsuit by Shoal Bay developer
Sparke Helmore 2020-07-23 5:59 pm By Alison Eveleigh

National law firm Sparke Helmore has denied allegations in a $1 million negligence lawsuit that it failed to properly advise a Shoal Bay property developer […]

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Transgender woman clears first hurdle in discrimination case against Press Council
Media 2020-07-08 6:12 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A transgender woman has won a preliminary legal fight with the Australia Press Council over claims the organisation discriminated against her in dismissing her complaint […]

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Seek hits immigration law firm with trade mark lawsuit
Intellectual Property 2020-05-20 3:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Melbourne-based immigration law firm has been dragged into court by job search platform Seek for alleged flagrant violations of its trade marks. Seek, which […]

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3A Composites fights for class closure order in combustible cladding action
Class Actions 2020-05-19 4:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

German cladding manufacturer 3A Composites is pushing forward with a bid to close a class action over allegedly combustible cladding to registered group members, arguing […]

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Juno halts planned sale of Velcade generic in settlement with Millennium, US
Intellectual Property 2020-03-24 11:08 am By Christine Caulfield

Generic drug maker Juno Pharmaceuticals has agreed to stopped planned sales of its cheap version of Millennium Pharmaceuticals anti-cancer medication Velcade in Australia as part […]

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