The half-brother and manager of NBA star Ben Simmons has filed defamation proceedings against his half-sister over a barrage of tweets accusing him of sexually […]
The deceased leader of the notorious cult known as The Family has settled a class action by sect members who claim they were tortured and sexually abused as children in her care.
The children of one of Australia’s wealthiest families are locked in a legal battle, with a judge preliminarily allowing the daughter to bring derivative proceedings against her brother for allegedly giving property developer Lendlease options to buy land owned by the trust for which she is a beneficiary for a “significant undervalue”.
Australian investment management group Fortius Funds Management has taken retail giant The Just Group to court seeking millions of dollars in allegedly unpaid rent for four stores in Sydney’s MidCity Shopping Centre.
The High Court has granted special leave in a test case by the Australian Taxation Office concerning the effectiveness of disclaimers by trust beneficiaries giving up entitlements to trust income and any associated tax obligations.
A Perth director of six companies that were wound up owing $100 million to creditors has dropped a challenge to his disqualification by ASIC, after unsuccessfully arguing before the Full Court that an email from the corporate regulator forwarded by his lawyer did not constitute proper service.
Sydney fashion designer Katie Perry has petitioned the court to order singer Katy Perry to hand over unredacted documents in their trade mark fight over the right to use the name for clothing and accessories in Australia, after counsel for the designer criticised the singer for withholding the emails addresses of those who were “not similarly notorious or similarly famous.”
High profile criminal lawyer Christopher Murphy has been awarded a $110,000 judgment in his defamation case over a “gossipy and intrusive” Daily Telegraph article which […]
Law firm Hicksons Lawyers has reached a last-minute settlement to resolve sex discrimination claims brought by a female former partner who claims she was denied […]
A Melbourne law firm and its director have been ordered to pay over $184,000 to a former junior lawyer who earned hundreds of thousands of […]