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IOOF unit’s appeal targets Sparke Helmore
Legal Ethics January 13, 2020 4:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

An IOOF subsidiary has appealed a $76.6 million judgment finding it breached its duty in relation to the sale of a 46,000 hectare plantation by […]

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High Court’s Chorley ruling dooms Tucker & Cowen partner’s costs bid
Business of Law January 10, 2020 11:30 am By Miklos Bolza

A court has slashed the costs awarded to a Tucker & Cowen name partner in a lawsuit brought by the liquidators of failed fund manager […]

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Thomson Geer faces negligence lawsuit over $120M Melbourne car park deal
Business of Law January 7, 2020 1:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firm Thomson Geer is facing a negligence lawsuit by a commercial property investment firm over advice it gave in relation to a $120 million […]

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Shine Lawyers avoids being dragged into negligence lawsuit
Legal Ethics November 15, 2019 4:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

A bid to join Shine Lawyers and barrister David Turner to a negligence suit against an Australian law firm retained to assist with a $630,000 […]

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HWL Ebsworth resolves claims partner helped divert insurance money to pay legal bill
Legal Ethics October 16, 2019 9:19 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

HWL Ebsworth has resolved a lawsuit alleging one of its partners helped the former directors of an insolvent mobile ticketing company divert the proceeds of […]

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Judge tosses lawsuit against personal injury firm over sexual assault settlement
Legal Ethics October 17, 2019 1:57 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has dismissed a professional negligence claim against a personal injury law firm, finding no prospect of success for a former client who alleged […]

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Prominent silk Kate Eastman accused of bias in Israel Folau case
Employment October 10, 2019 11:12 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Former Wallabies star Israel Folau says a tribunal’s decision to terminate his contract with Rugby Australia over homophobic social media posts has no effect due […]

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Tucker & Cowen loses second bid to dodge $17.5M Equititrust case
Legal Ethics October 7, 2019 12:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two name partners at law firm Tucker & Cowen have lost another attempt to dismiss a case brought against them by the receivers of failed […]

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Holding Redlich partner defends ‘good lawyer’ reputation at political donations inquiry
Legal Ethics September 18, 2019 9:17 pm By Amelia Birnie

Holding Redlich national managing partner Ian Robertson has defended his reputation as a “good lawyer” while being cross-examined at ICAC over cover-up advice he strenuously […]

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Lawyers breached duty to client with ‘sharply’ conflicting interests, appeals court rules
Legal Ethics August 30, 2019 9:54 pm By Amelia Birnie

A Sydney law firm has been ordered to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in compensation and restitution for breach of its fiduciary duties, after […]

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