Most Recent
‘Irrational’ coal mine approval flies in the face of climate science, court told
Environment 2023-09-18 10:05 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Federal environment minister Tanya Plibersek’s decision to greenlight the expansion of two mega coal mines in NSW was contrary to findings by the “entire community […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Contact us to enquire about group subscriptions.

Woodside faces bid to block seismic testing for Scarborough gas project
Environment 2023-09-14 3:28 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A traditional custodian has filed an application to block seismic testing on Woodside Energy’s Scarborough gas project until her legal challenge has been finally determined, […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Contact us to enquire about group subscriptions.

PFAS class action judge OKs $132.7M settlement, $33M CFO
Class Actions 2023-08-25 10:38 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has blessed a $132.7 million settlement and a $33 million common fund order in a class action over toxic firefighting foam, saying he […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Contact us to enquire about group subscriptions.

Enviro group wins access to docs on $1.3B Toondah Harbour development
Environment 2023-08-24 4:59 pm By Cindy Cameronne

An environment group that alleges former treasurer Josh Frydenberg rejected advice from the climate change office on a high-rise apartment development on protected wetlands near […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Contact us to enquire about group subscriptions.

Woodside faces legal challenge to Scarborough gas project
Environment 2023-08-21 12:03 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A traditional custodian has taken Woodside Energy to court in a bid to halt offshore seismic blasting for its Scarborough gas project, in a legal […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Contact us to enquire about group subscriptions.

Pinsent Masons nabs PwC partner for property team
Energy & Natural Resources 2023-08-21 11:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

Pinsent Masons has recruited an energy specialist from the embattled PricewaterhouseCoopers to grow its property team in Australia. Florence Riviere, who has jumped ship from […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Contact us to enquire about group subscriptions.

ASIC targets Active Super over coal, tobacco holdings
Environment 2023-08-11 2:19 pm By Sam Matthews

Active Super has become the latest target of greenwashing claims by ASIC, with the corporate regulator alleging it misled the market about its responsible investment […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Contact us to enquire about group subscriptions.

Australian parents sue EnergyAustralia over ‘carbon neutral’ claims
Climate change 2023-08-09 2:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A group representing Australian parents has taken EnergyAustralia to court for allegedly misleading over 400,000 consumers by marketings a product involving a carbon offset scheme […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Contact us to enquire about group subscriptions.

GCs need to make sure companies can back up green credentials, ACCC warns
Climate change 2023-08-08 11:02 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has released guidelines to help businesses avoid greenwashing and greenhushing, calling on general counsel to avoid broad terms like […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Contact us to enquire about group subscriptions.

Vanguard Investments accused of greenwashing in ASIC court action
Financial Services 2023-07-25 2:09 pm By Christine Caulfield

ASIC has brought enforcement action against Vanguard Investments Australia, accusing the firm of misleading investors with claims that its ethically conscious hedge fund screened securities […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Contact us to enquire about group subscriptions.