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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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Slater & Gordon faces negligence suit by Manus Island security worker
Professional Negligence 2021-09-30 2:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

Slater & Gordon has been hit with a lawsuit filed by a former client who alleges the plaintiffs law firm’s conduct prevented him from suing […]

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Sparke Helmore’s security demand in $1M negligence case ‘excessive’, court told
Business of Law 2021-09-28 4:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

A property developer suing law firm Sparke Helmore in a $1 million negligence suit has resisted a bid for $215,000 in security for costs made […]

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Judge denies law firm’s bid for indemnity costs, says $2.7M case not ‘hopeless’
Business of Law 2021-09-22 5:10 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A Melbourne law firm has lost its bid for indemnity costs after it failed to convince a judge that its settlement offer to a former […]

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EY nears settlement in negligence case over Coca-Cola Amatil sale of SPC
Accounting 2021-09-16 12:27 pm By Bianca Hrovat

EY has reached an in-principle settlement in a case brought by Melbourne-based joint venture Shepparton Partners Collective alleging the consulting giant was negligent, but the […]

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