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Judge hits funder-backed Appco class action with costs despite ‘no costs’ rule
Class Actions May 31, 2019 5:07 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has hit the applicant in a sham contracting class action against Appco with costs for forcing the company to file a defence to […]

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Insufficient evidence Piper Alderman discriminated against female partner, judge says
Employment May 27, 2019 10:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has found a senior female partner at Piper Alderman has not provided sufficient evidence that the firm moved to oust her from its […]

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La Trobe University drops disciplinary proceedings against law professor
Employment May 27, 2019 11:20 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

La Trobe University has reached a settlement with the head of its law school, Dr Patrick Keyzer, to resolve legal action alleging it breached its […]

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Piper Alderman free to oust senior female partner amid sex discrimination case
Business of Law May 24, 2019 4:22 pm By Amelia Birnie

The job of a senior Piper Alderman partner is in jeopardy after a court refused to extend an injunction preventing her from being ousted from […]

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Ex-Slater & Gordon solicitor axed for complaints about ‘unethical’ funding referral scheme, lawsuit says
Employment May 23, 2019 9:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former senior lawyer at Slater & Gordon has filed a lawsuit against his old employer, claiming he was fired after complaining about allegedly unethical […]

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Ex-partner files sex discrimination lawsuit after leaving national firm
Employment May 17, 2019 7:49 pm By Amelia Birnie

A former employment law partner at a national Australian law firm is suing her former employer for sex discrimination, after her original complaint was thrown […]

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Jack de Belin weighs appeal as judge upholds NRL’s stand-down rule
Employment May 17, 2019 8:55 pm By Amelia Birnie

Rugby league player Jack de Belin is weighing an appeal after losing his court challenge to the NRL’s “no fault” stand-down rule, while the players’ […]

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Lecturer sacked over swastika drops political opinion claim against University of Sydney
Employment May 17, 2019 8:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former political economy lecturer who was fired from the University of Sydney for a seminar slide that imposed the Nazi swastika on the Israeli […]

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‘Fantastic, in the true sense of the word’: judge slams Appco class action funder’s 40% cut
Class Actions May 16, 2019 9:19 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has raised serious concerns about the proposed commission by the funder behind a $90 million sham contracting class action against fundraiser Appco, slamming […]

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MACH Energy attacks former director’s ‘inconsistent’ pleadings in $20M lawsuit
Employment May 16, 2019 4:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

Mining firm MACH Energy may move to strike out “inconsistent” pleadings in a $20 million lawsuit brought by its former managing director, Scott Winter, whose […]

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