Most Recent
HWL must produce files in case accusing partner of diverting client funds to pay legal bill
Legal Ethics May 8, 2019 9:06 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has dismissed HWL Ebsworth’s claims of a “fishing expedition” and granted discovery of a slew of  internal documents relevant to allegations a partner […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
Bega wins $60M battle with Kraft over peanut butter trade dress rights
Intellectual Property May 1, 2019 3:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Kraft Foods has come up short in its high-stakes legal battle against Bega over the right to use its distinctive peanut butter trade dress in […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
Judgment looms in battle over iconic Kraft peanut butter trade dress
Intellectual Property April 30, 2019 10:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Judgment is expected Wednesday in a high-stakes dispute between consumer giants Kraft and Bega over who owns the rights to the signature Kraft peanut butter […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
Energy company director kicked off board for missing too many meetings files appeal
Corporate April 16, 2019 9:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A director of an energy company who was kicked off the board for missing too many meetings has filed an appeal of a ruling dismissing […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
Apache loses bid for separate trial in $83M tax credit spat with Santos
Energy & Natural Resources April 2, 2019 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 […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
IPH-Xenith merger creates IP services giant
Intellectual Property April 12, 2019 11:19 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Australia’s largest intellectual property services firm IPH will maintain its dominance after winning a takeover battle for Xenith IP, a deal that will create a […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
MWL files derivative suit against Focus Financial
Financial Services March 28, 2019 10:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Majority shareholders in MWL Financial have filed a derivative suit against US-based Focus Financial Partners over a soured acquisition. The lawsuit was filed March 19 […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
PE company sues to enforce $161M arbitration award against Spain
Arbitration April 24, 2019 10:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Two units of private equity company Antin Infrastructure Partners have taken their legal battle with Spain to Australian court, filing a lawsuit to enforce a […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
Viterra can’t shield identity of maltsters that engaged in dodgy business practices
Trials March 27, 2019 2:01 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing the lengthy trial between agricultural giants Cargill and Viterra over the $420 million sale of malt producer Joe White has shot down […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
Lawsuit claims HWL partner helped divert insurance proceeds to settle legal tab
Legal Ethics April 3, 2019 11:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Insolvent mobile ticketing company Bcode wants a slew of documents from HWL Ebsworth related to its allegations that an HWL partner aided Bcode’s former directors […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.