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Despite ‘serious misjudgments’ Levitt Robinson head dodges personal costs
Franchise 2021-07-21 2:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

The head of law firm Levitt Robinson has avoided being personally hit with costs in a franchisee’s lawsuit against failed restaurant chain Fogo Brazilia, despite […]

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QBE wins appeal in Opal Tower coverage row with Icon, but no success for Liberty
Insurance 2021-07-21 6:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has found that Liberty Mutual Insurance, but not QBE, is required to cover Icon Construction’s losses stemming from the Opal Tower […]

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Apotex sued by former managing director over unpaid bonuses, leave
Employment 2021-07-19 1:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former managing director of global drug giant Apotex is suing his old employer over $226,000 in bonuses and $175,000 in leave he claims were […]

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Witness who won’t undergo quarantine can testify by video link in ex-Quintis boss’ trial
ASIC 2021-07-16 4:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has allowed a key US-based witness in ASIC’s case against former Quintis director Frank Wilson who will not submit to 14 days in […]

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General Motors wants to declass Holden franchisee class action
Automotive 2021-07-14 3:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

Car giant General Motors, which faces a class action by former Holden franchisees, wants to strip the case of class status, arguing that “idiosyncrasies” in […]

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HWL Ebsworth avoids hit from $263M Forum Finance scandal
Financial Services 2021-07-06 9:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firm HWL Ebsworth says it has avoided any negative financial impact from its connection with Sydney financial firm Forum Finance, which has been accused […]

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Quintis class actions reload as insurance brawl delays settlement approval
Class Actions 2021-07-05 4:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two shareholder class actions against sandalwood producer Quintis that reached an in principle settlement over a year ago are moving forward following a protracted dispute […]

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‘Trouble and harassment’: Appeals court won’t revive Palmer’s $263M suit against CITIC
Appeals 2021-06-28 4:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

Clive Palmer and his company Mineralogy have lost a challenge to a Western Australia Supreme Court decision staying a $263 million lawsuit against Hong Kong-based […]

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Judge slams ABC for ‘inadvisible’ redactions in court battle over The Checkout
Media 2021-06-22 2:45 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has criticised the Australian Broadcasting Corporation for “ill advised” redactions in documents produced in a dispute between the producers of the consumer affairs […]

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Icon, structural engineer WSP added as defendants in Opal Tower class action
Class Actions 2021-06-10 1:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

Opal Tower builder Icon and structural engineer WSP Structures have been joined as defendants in a class action brought by property owners, who have also […]

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