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Law firm wins access to client talks with counsel in negligence case
Professional Negligence 2022-06-28 1:43 pm By Sam Matthews

Mitry Lawyers has won a discovery bid against a former client suing the Sydney law firm for $225,000 over alleged “neglect and incompetence.” Former client […]

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Law firm fends off appeal in spat with ex-client over $24.5M development
Professional Negligence 2022-06-27 11:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

Rigby Cooke has prevailed in an appeal by a former client that challenged a ruling for the law firm over a $24.5 million East Melbourne […]

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Sparke Helmore had paralegal ‘at the helm’ of botched land sale, court told
Real Estate 2022-06-21 10:08 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Law firm Sparke Helmore negligently failed to alert a NSW developer to an imminent deadline for two land sale contracts in a troubled $30 million […]

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Former Maddocks’ client cops grilling in appeal of landmark damages
Professional Negligence 2022-06-21 9:30 pm By Sam Matthews

An appeals court has questioned the financial forecasting that underpinned a $13 million award of damages to a former client of Maddocks in a suit […]

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Maddocks fights $13M judgment, says negligence was ‘marginal’
Professional Negligence 2022-06-20 9:42 pm By Sam Matthews

Appealing a $13 million damages judgment for negligent advice to a former client that allegedly led to a botched sale and administration, law firm Maddocks […]

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CBRE offered to pay $600,000 before winning $20M negligent valuation case
Professional Negligence 2022-06-10 1:28 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A court has handed CBRE indemnity costs for successfully defending a negligent land valuation lawsuit by defunct fund manager City Pacific after it had offered […]

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Pitcher Partners wants $127M Twigg family lawsuit heard in Victoria
Financial Services 2022-06-03 4:54 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Pitcher Partners has filed a bid to transfer a $127 million lawsuit brought by the Twigg family alleging the accounting firm helped Max Twigg misappropriate […]

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Barrister, solicitors must pay costs for ‘negligent’ post-appeal work in oppression case
Professional Negligence 2022-06-01 6:18 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Lawyers who were found to be negligent in drafting orders after a successful appeal in a corporate oppression case have to foot their own costs […]

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EY settles class action claims over Slater & Gordon audits
Class Actions 2022-05-26 10:49 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Ernst & Young has settled all claims against it in a shareholder class action alleging the Big Four accounting firm and Pitcher Partners signed off […]

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‘This is not a computer game’: Thomson Geer rails against remote witnesses in negligence case
Professional Negligence 2022-05-26 3:50 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has allowed three witnesses for HK Realway to give evidence by video link at an upcoming negligence trial against Thomson Geer, over protests […]

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