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3A Composites issues ultimatum in combustible cladding class action
Class Actions September 12, 2019 3:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

German-based 3A Composites has issued an ultimatum in the high-stakes combustible cladding class action against it, saying it will try to shut down the matter […]

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Lawyers breached duty to client with ‘sharply’ conflicting interests, appeals court rules
Legal Ethics August 30, 2019 9:54 pm By Amelia Birnie

A Sydney law firm has been ordered to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in compensation and restitution for breach of its fiduciary duties, after […]

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3A Composites challenges commonality in cladding class action
Class Actions August 27, 2019 9:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

3A Composites has slammed the pleadings in a class action against it over allegedly combustible cladding, questioning whether the stated common issues are actually common […]

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Law firms to compete for more than $1 billion in government work
Business of Law August 16, 2019 8:18 pm By Amelia Birnie

The federal Attorney-General has unveiled a new system for the allocation of more than $1 billion in external legal services to the Commonwealth government over […]

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Cladding maker 3A Composites points finger at third parties in class action defence
Class Actions August 13, 2019 6:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

German cladding manufacturer 3A Composites has denied that its cladding is unsafe and caused class members loss and damage, instead pointing the finger at unknown […]

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Combustible cladding defendants may drag engineers, certifiers into class action
Class Actions July 8, 2019 8:36 pm By Amelia Birnie

German-based cladding manufacturer 3A Composites has foreshadowed potential cross claims against third party engineers and certifiers in one of two class actions brought over allegedly […]

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IOOF unit’s case ‘utterly unsupportable’, Sparke Helmore tells court
Trials July 2, 2019 8:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

Sparke Helmore has refuted allegations by IOOF subsidiary Australian Executor Trustees (SA) that it failed to provide proper legal advice to the trustee on a […]

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‘Neglect, inexperience, incompetence’: IOOF unit faces $82M trial over plantation sale
Trials July 1, 2019 7:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

IOOF subsidiary Australian Executor Trustees (SA) is facing an $82 million claim for compensation by investors angered by the way the trustee handled the sale […]

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Landowners above Sydney Metro tunnel can claim compensation before digging complete
Transportation & Infrastructure June 24, 2019 8:34 pm By Amelia Birnie

Landowners above the Sydney Metro underground tunnel will be allowed to claim compensation before construction is complete, with a court also preparing to consider potential […]

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Combustible cladding class action has prima facie case against manufacturer, judge says
Product Liability June 3, 2019 1:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has allowed the applicant in a class action over allegedly dangerous combustible cladding to sue a German-based cladding manufacturer, saying there was a […]

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