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Brisbane floods class action sent to mediation
Class Actions June 11, 2018 9:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has ordered mediation in the Brisbane floods class action, in which the victims of the 2011 disaster are seeking up to $1 billion […]

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AMP judge won’t move state class action to Federal Court
Justice James Stevenson July 9, 2018 4:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

A NSW Supreme Court judge refused Monday to move one of five class actions filed against AMP to Federal Court, and invited law firms for […]

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Ford class action trial date vacated for ‘procedural failures’
Class Actions June 28, 2018 11:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing a massive class action against Ford over its PowerShift transmission has vacated the trial date, blaming the lead applicant’s numerous “procedural failures”. […]

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Judge fears tying Federal Court’s hands in AMP class action battle
Class Actions June 28, 2018 8:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

A NSW Supreme Court judge has voiced concerns in an unprecedented jurisdictional battle that a decision that leaves competing class actions against AMP still raging […]

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Funder attacks Westpac’s ‘dangerous’ intentions in class action
Class Actions June 27, 2018 11:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

Litigation funder JustKapital went on the attack in court on Wednesday, saying Westpac’s objections to the terms of a proposed funding order in a class […]

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BHP faces class action by casual workforce
Employment June 25, 2018 3:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Mining giant BHP Billiton has been hit with two class actions alleging it hired hundreds of mine workers as casual employees to avoid paying proper […]

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Fears of class action ‘explosion’ unfounded, VLRC chair says
Class Actions June 22, 2018 11:28 pm By Christine Caulfield

Any claims that Australia will face a US-style explosion of class actions if lawyers are free to charge contingency fees are unwarranted, the head of […]

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Ex-Titan head must provide evidence in insulation class action
Class Actions June 21, 2018 9:20 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has ruled the former head of Titan Industries must provide evidence in the class action trial over the Rudd Government’s cancellation of a […]

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Judge won’t halt Quinn Emanuel AMP class action over venue fight
Class Actions June 15, 2018 2:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

A NSW Supreme Court judge refused Friday to pause one of five class actions against AMP despite an impending battle over where the cases should […]

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Corrs Chambers fights ruling that hit pause on GetSwift class action
Class Actions June 7, 2018 10:53 am By Christine Caulfield

Law firm Corrs Chambers Westgarth is following in the footsteps of Squire Patton Boggs, with both now challenging a ruling that halted their shareholder class […]

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