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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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Sunwater loses dispute with Liberty over coverage for Queensland floods class action
Insurance 2021-12-08 3:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

Liberty Mutual Insurance does not have to indemnify dam operator Sunwater for its share of a $440 million settlement of the Queensland floods class action, […]

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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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CIMIC spars with insurers over coverage for Iraq bribery cases
Insurance 2021-10-20 3:48 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Engineering services firm CIMIC Group has launched proceedings against ten insurers seeking indemnity for costs arising from allegations the company engaged in corrupt practices, including […]

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Sparke Helmore loses ‘excessive’ $215,000 security bid in negligence suit
Professional Negligence 2021-10-14 11:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has granted law firm Sparke Helmore’s bid for additional security in a negligence lawsuit brought by a property developer, but agreed the $215,000 […]

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Sparke Helmore’s security demand in $1M negligence case ‘excessive’, court told
Business of Law 2021-09-28 4:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

A property developer suing law firm Sparke Helmore in a $1 million negligence suit has resisted a bid for $215,000 in security for costs made […]

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Gina Rinehart’s daughter loses appeal bid to dodge arbitration over $4B family trust
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-09-22 2:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

The NSW Court of Appeal has refused to grant Bianca Rinehart leave to appeal a decision staying a lawsuit against her mother Gina Rinehart over […]

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Hancock Prospecting loses bid for expanded trial in Rinehart family feud
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-09-13 3:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

Gina Rinehart’s Hancock Prospecting has failed to persuade a court to hold an expanded separate trial on the alleged wrongdoing of the mining magnate in […]

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