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Lawyer’s muffin eating was irrelevant to personal costs order, appeals court says
Appeals 2022-06-29 5:02 pm By Sam Matthews

An appeals court has ruled that a judge was not justified in slapping two lawyers with personal costs, finding she should not have considered alleged […]

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ASIC triumphs in appeal against payday lenders Cigno, BHF
Appeals 2022-06-28 11:36 am By Sam Matthews

ASIC has won an appeal of a judge’s decision that found Gold Coast-based payday lenders Cigno and BHF did not need a licence to issue […]

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‘Where are our rights?’: ASIC wants to be heard in privilege row over PwC report
Energy & Natural Resources 2022-06-27 2:57 pm By Sam Matthews

ASIC has renewed its bid to see a PricewaterhouseCoopers report commissioned by TerraCom in order to defend the coal mining company’s appeal of a judgment […]

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Law firm fends off appeal in spat with ex-client over $24.5M development
Professional Negligence 2022-06-27 11:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

Rigby Cooke has prevailed in an appeal by a former client that challenged a ruling for the law firm over a $24.5 million East Melbourne […]

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Peter Dutton takes ‘rape apologist’ defamation case to High Court
Defamation 2022-06-20 10:24 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Opposition leader Peter Dutton has asked the High Court to overturn an appeals court judgment that found a tweet labelling him a “rape apologist” was […]

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High Court won’t hear argument for $100M judgment against Adani over Abbot Point fees
Energy & Natural Resources 2022-06-20 4:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has declined to review an appeals court decision that overturned a $106 million judgment against a unit of Indian conglomerate Adani Group […]

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ASIC wins contested extension in Mayfair, Mawhinney appeals
Appeals 2022-06-14 9:23 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has granted ASIC a hotly contested extension of time in appeals brought by  Mayfair Group and founder James Mawhinney after a judge slapped […]

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Toyota appeals loss in $2B diesel filter class action
Appeals 2022-06-10 11:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Toyota has lodged an appeal of a judgment that could see it owe around $2 billion to 260,000 car owners for selling vehicles with defective […]

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CBRE offered to pay $600,000 before winning $20M negligent valuation case
Professional Negligence 2022-06-10 1:28 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A court has handed CBRE indemnity costs for successfully defending a negligent land valuation lawsuit by defunct fund manager City Pacific after it had offered […]

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Six-year-old lawsuit against CFMEU over Pentridge site back on
Employment 2022-06-08 3:58 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has revived a long-running suit against the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union and Victorian state secretary John Setka, granting the plaintiffs […]

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