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Sophie Grace hits back at $15.4M lawsuit over Gallop International collapse
Professional Negligence 2022-01-17 6:14 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Compliance and legal specialist Sophie Grace has rejected allegations it was responsible for defunct forex trader Gallop International Group’s collapse after it allegedly loaned $15.4 […]

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Law firms felt the sting of litigation in 2021, with angry clients leading the charge
Feature 2022-01-14 11:21 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Last year brought economic growth and success for law firms, but 2021 was not only marked with good news. A slew of law firms were […]

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Dixon Advisory hit with second class action over advice fees
Class Actions 2021-12-23 9:32 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Dixon Advisory faces a second class action on behalf of investors who claim they suffered significant financial loss when the advice firm and its directors […]

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Judge ‘taken aback’ by Maddocks’ settlement stance in $30M negligence case
Professional Negligence 2021-12-20 6:25 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Law firm Maddocks has been ordered to pay more than $1.4 million in indemnity costs for “throwing good money after bad” in failing to consider […]

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CBRE can’t dodge Trilogy Funds case over $34.8M valuation
Real Estate 2021-12-15 9:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

Commercial real estate giant CBRE Group has lost its bid to toss proceedings brought by fund manager Trilogy claiming the company negligently valued a Queensland […]

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HWL Ebsworth prevails in appeal of negligence case over Willoughby development
Professional Negligence 2021-12-15 5:29 pm By Bianca Hrovat

An appeals court has dismissed an appeal in a professional negligence lawsuit by a New South Wales developer against HWL Ebsworth over a due diligence […]

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Arrium class action seeks unredacted KPMG audit file
Class Actions 2021-12-14 6:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

Shareholders in a class action against failed steel giant Arrium and KPMG are seeking an unredacted version of an audit file by KPMG to probe […]

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Deloitte can’t dodge client’s fraud claims, 16 years after alleged conduct
Tax 2021-12-10 10:01 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Accounting giant Deloitte has lost its bid to throw out a former client’s lawsuit alleging negligence and fraud over a failed interposition under tax law […]

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Sparke Helmore ordered to pay $285K in negligence lawsuit
Professional Negligence 2021-12-09 6:55 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Sparke Helmore will have to pay $285,598 in damages for its negligence in advising a New South Wales property developer, but a judge found the […]

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HWL Ebsworth found negligent, but avoids $424,000 damages bill by ex-client
Professional Negligence 2021-11-29 1:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firm HWL Ebsworth has dodged a $424,000 damages claim by a Brisbane property developer, despite a judge finding the law firm was negligent in […]

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