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Failed insurance brokerage can’t get cover from Chubb for director’s alleged theft
Insurance 2021-07-12 3:47 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has denied defunct insurance broker All Class Insurance its bid for indemnity cover for the alleged theft of company funds by its director, […]

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Peter V’landys appeals loss in defamation case over ABC racehorse cruelty report
Appeals 2021-06-07 10:07 am By Christine Caulfield

Racing NSW CEO Peter V’landys AM is challenging a judge’s decision to toss his defamation case against the ABC over a 7:30 segment that revealed […]

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Peter V’landys loses defamation case against ABC over racehorse cruelty report
Defamation 2021-05-14 5:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

Racing NSW CEO Peter V’landys AM has lost his defamation case against the ABC, with a judge rejecting allegations a 7.30 segment, which revealed racehorses […]

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‘A disappointing result’: Judge approves $25M settlement in Dick Smith class actions
Class Actions 2021-03-17 11:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has approved a “disappointing” $25 million settlement in long-running class action litigation over the collapse of electronics retailer Dick Smith with claims worth […]

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Sparke Helmore off the hook as IOOF unit loses appeal of $76M judgment
Appeals 2021-02-05 6:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

IOOF subsidiary Australian Executor Trustees failed to drag law firm Sparke Helmore into a case after it was hit with a $76.6 million judgment over […]

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Surfstitch class action lawyers’ conduct not ‘egregious’, but payout should be capped, judge says
Class Actions 2021-02-22 3:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has signed off on a settlement in two shareholder class actions against clothing retailer Surfstitch, but has capped the legal costs and commissions […]

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High Court rejects Rinehart’s ‘very odd’ special leave bid in dispute over mining assets
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-03-15 8:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has rejected special leave applications by mining magnate Gina Rinehart to appeal a ruling which only partially stayed a legal dispute over […]

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Gilbert + Tobin escapes Sydney businessman Charif Kazal’s ‘incoherent’ claims
Corporate 2020-07-20 10:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Gilbert + Tobin has won the dismissal of claims brought by businessmen Charif and Tarek Kazal over an alleged dishonest scheme to rob […]

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Gilbert + Tobin faces appeal by Sydney businessman Charif Kazal
Appeals 2020-08-03 1:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Sydney businessmen Charif and Tarek Kazal have appealed a ruling that found their claims against Gilbert + Tobin over an alleged dishonest scheme to rob […]

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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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