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DLA Piper sued by QC, junior barrister over $370,000 in unpaid fees
Business of Law January 16, 2019 10:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Queens Counsel and a junior barrister at the Victorian Bar are taking DLA Piper to court, accusing the law firm of failing to pay […]

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Judge orders Rinehart family feud into arbitration
Energy & Natural Resources January 14, 2019 8:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Supreme Court of Western Australia has stayed counterclaims by Bianca Rinehart and John Hancock and sent a long-running Rinehart family dispute over control of […]

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Judge greenlights MWL derivative suit against Focus Financial
Corporate January 7, 2019 11:42 am By Miklos Bolza

Majority shareholders in MWL Financial have won court approval to bring a derivative suit against US-based Focus Financial Partners over an acquisition gone sour. Federal […]

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High Court to hear mortgage aggregator share transfer dispute
Corporate December 17, 2018 9:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has granted special leave to mortgage aggregator Connective in a dispute between the firm’s founder and major shareholders over a transfer of […]

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Crown Resorts wins dispute over Barangaroo casino views
Construction December 14, 2018 5:26 pm By Miklos Bolza

James Packer’s Crown Resorts has won a lawsuit against the NSW government for allegedly failing to protect sweeping views of the Sydney Harbour from its […]

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Hastie liquidators offer to settle with builders over $124M in unpaid bills
Construction December 7, 2018 7:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

Hastie Group’s liquidators have offered to drop their $124 million case against two dozen major builders if the companies agree to pay an undisclosed sum […]

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Blockbuster defeated again in fight with husband and wife franchisee
Franchise November 14, 2018 9:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

Blockbuster has lost another round in its case against a husband and wife franchisee that sold a store’s assets to a competitor, with a court […]

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Ex-director of corporate insolvency firm ‘ambushed’ by partner, judge says
Restructuring & Insolvency November 13, 2018 7:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has found the former director of Sydney-based insolvency practice CRS Warner Kugel is entitled to compensation after he was “ambushed” out of the […]

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Advangen must pay Ikon $1M for TV ads despite buyer’s remorse
Media November 7, 2018 9:29 pm By Christine Caulfield

Hair loss treatment company Advangen International has been ordered to fork over $940,000 to advertising agency Ikon Communications after refusing to pay for an ad […]

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Appco drops appeal in ‘sham’ contracting class action
Class Actions October 26, 2018 11:25 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Fundraising company Appco Group has dropped its appeal of a judge’s decision to let an $85 million wage case against it move forward as a […]

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