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Sparke Helmore partner engaged in ‘blatant cover-up’ to hide oversight, trial told
Trials 2021-11-09 8:37 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The Sparke Helmore partner at the centre of a $1 million professional negligence lawsuit attempted to conceal an “oversight of enormous proportions” that is said […]

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Maurice Blackburn sued for negligence for filing lawsuit out of time
Professional Negligence 2021-11-09 2:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

Maurice Blackburn is being sued by a factory worker who claims the law firm’s negligence in failing to file a lawsuit on time cost him […]

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Gallop International hits law firm with $15.4M suit over company’s collapse
Professional Negligence 2021-11-09 5:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

Collapsed forex broker Gallop International Group has sued its former law firm, claiming its failure to ensure the company complied with its obligations as a […]

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Developer relied on Sparke Helmore lawyer to read fine print, trial told
Professional Negligence 2021-11-08 6:52 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The former director of a New South Wales construction company relied on his Sparke Helmore solicitor to read over contracts for sale for him, a […]

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Law firms accused of negligence fight Dover Financial’s bid to add lawyers to case
Financial Services 2021-11-04 4:11 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Three law firms and a consultancy are fighting a bid by defunct financial advisor Dover Financial to bring negligence claims against two lawyers over a […]

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Class action accuses Dixon Advisory of providing conflicted financial advice
Class Actions 2021-11-03 9:49 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Financial services company Dixon Advisory has been hit with a class action for allegedly pushing financial products onto investors that it stood to reap hundreds […]

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Law firm must pay $13M for negligence that led to client’s botched Woolworths deal
Professional Negligence 2021-10-29 9:53 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A national law firm has been found liable to pay $13 million in damages for giving negligent advice to a former client that led to […]

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Law firms accused of negligence say Dover not entitled to recover $1.2M penalty
Professional Negligence 2021-10-27 6:01 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Two law firms accused of providing negligent advice to Dover Financial over a so-called client protection policy found to be “highly misleading” have argued the […]

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Country Care alleges law firm’s negligent advice led to cartel charges
Professional Negligence 2021-10-22 1:56 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Mobility equipment provider Country Care has taken a law firm to court claiming it gave negligent advice and was responsible for an ACCC price-fixing investigation […]

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Sparke Helmore loses ‘excessive’ $215,000 security bid in negligence suit
Professional Negligence 2021-10-14 11:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has granted law firm Sparke Helmore’s bid for additional security in a negligence lawsuit brought by a property developer, but agreed the $215,000 […]

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