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Insurer denies policy covered ‘excessive’ $3.7M Moray & Agnew settlement
Insurance 2022-03-11 1:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Lloyd’s syndicate has hit back at a lawsuit by Moray & Agnew, saying it did not have to cover part of a $3.7 million […]

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HWL Ebsworth says missing clause couldn’t have led to client’s $130M loss
Professional Negligence 2022-03-08 9:09 pm By Bianca Hrovat

HWL Ebsworth has told a judge the law firm’s omission of a mutual debt liability clause in a joint venture contract could not have led […]

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HWL Ebsworth overlooked ‘obvious red flags’ in joint venture contract, trial told
Professional Negligence 2022-03-07 9:11 pm By Bianca Hrovat

HWL Ebsworth’s clients suffered a staggering $130 million loss when the law firm’s solicitors failed to notice “obvious red flags” in a joint venture contract […]

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Mayfair’s ex-lawyers may fight claim that ‘flagrant incompetence’ led to court loss
Appeals 2022-02-24 7:36 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Former legal representatives of companies in the Mayfair 101 group are considering an application to strike out part of an appeal that alleges their “flagrant […]

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Law firm accused of giving bad tax advice on $3B Wyndham Vale development
Professional Negligence 2022-02-17 4:48 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Melbourne farmers-turned-developers the Bozzo family have sued a national law firm for allegedly giving bad tax advice on the $3 billion Wyndham Vale development in […]

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Insurer has second crack at dodging doctor’s class action defence costs
Insurance 2022-02-17 9:32 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Avant Insurance has challenged a Federal Court judge’s interpretation of the Insurance Contracts Act in its second attempt to avoid liability for the defence costs […]

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Macpherson Kelley faces trial over botched lease that gave Shell extra land
Professional Negligence 2022-02-08 11:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

Macpherson Kelley is headed for trial next week in a case that alleges the law firm bungled the execution of a 10-year lease agreement with […]

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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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