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Privilege not waived by Allens lawyer’s inadvertent disclosure, court says
Energy & Natural Resources 2019-06-07 9:26 pm By Amelia Birnie

A court has ordered the plaintiffs in a coal mine development contract dispute to destroy unredacted copies of privileged legal advice that were inadvertently disclosed […]

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Class action by sailors over broken Navy training contract revived on appeal
Appeals 2019-05-31 11:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has overturned a decision dismissing a class action on behalf of enlisted Navy sailors alleging the Commonwealth of Australian breached a contract […]

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NAB takes captive insurer, Lloyd’s units to court over coverage dispute
Insurance 2019-05-27 11:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

The National Australia Bank has filed a lawsuit against its Singapore-based captive insurance unit and three syndicates of global insurance giant Lloyd’s seeking coverage for […]

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Banknote maker CCL Secure wins dramatic cut of $65M judgment in ‘shabby fraud’ case
Appeals 2019-05-24 10:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has slashed a damages judgment against international banknote manufacturer CCL Secure in a case alleging it tricked its Nigerian agent into signing […]

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Queensland Sugar in sweet victory as Wilmar negligence case dismissed
Contracts 2019-05-13 9:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

Industry-owned Queensland Sugar Limited has succeeded in dismissing a court case brought by Wilmar Sugar Australia after record-high rainfalls led to a $60.8 million loss […]

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East Timor can’t duck $328M fuel supply dispute with Lighthouse Corporation
Energy & Natural Resources 2019-05-07 8:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Democratic Republic of East Timor has lost its bid to dismiss a lawsuit brought by oil and gas firm Lighthouse Corporation over $328 million […]

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Wagners takes Boral to court in costly cement pricing dispute
Construction 2019-04-24 10:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Building products supplier Wagners has taken its largest cement customer, Boral, to court in a dispute over pricing, and will take a $10 million hit […]

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Founder of NewLaw firm guilty of professional misconduct for ‘cavalier approach’
Legal Ethics 2019-04-09 9:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

NewLaw pioneer and founder of Bespoke Law, Jeremy Szwider, has been found guilty of professional misconduct and unsatisfactory professional conduct after taking on a case […]

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Addisons partner can inspect documents in Bega, Fonterra trade mark dispute
Intellectual Property 2019-04-05 9:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

Bega Cheese has presuaded a court to allow a partner from Addisons Lawyers to access select confidential documents, expanding the confidentiality regime at the heart […]

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Apache loses bid for separate trial in $83M tax credit spat with Santos
Energy & Natural Resources 2019-04-02 5:11 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has rejected a bid by a group of Apache Corporation companies to break up a looming trial in a long-running dispute with WA-based […]

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