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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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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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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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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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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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Head of NSW Racing claims ABC story on racehorse slaughter defamed him
Defamation 2020-02-27 12:34 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The head of Racing NSW has hit the ABC with a defamation lawsuit over a ‘7:30’ segment that revealed racehorses were being slaughtered in violation […]

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Businessman Charif Kazal gets last chance to fix ‘incomprehensible’ case against Gilbert + Tobin
Corporate 2019-09-24 7:48 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has given Sydney businessman Charif Kazal a third and final opportunity to replead his “simply incomprehensible” case against Gilbert + Tobin over the […]

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