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Class action probe results in redress scheme for women injured by disgraced doctor
Class Actions 2021-09-14 3:37 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Hundreds of women who suffered “chaos and devastation” at the hands of former surgeon Emil Gayed will be entitled to compensation after class action law […]

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‘Curious choice’ to sue PwC and not Baker McKenzie, judge says
Accounting 2021-09-13 2:00 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Chinese lender Aoyin must pay PricewaterhouseCoopers’ legal costs for a vacated trial after Aoyin’s eleventh hour decision to join Baker McKenzie to a $10 million […]

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Developer PPK Group appeals defeat in HWL Ebsworth negligence suit
Professional Negligence 2021-09-10 2:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

Property developer PPK Group is challenging the dismissal of its long-running negligence case against law firm HWL Ebsworth over the $25.5 million sale of Crown-owned […]

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Next wave of COVID-19 litigation expected ‘sooner rather than later’
Feature 2021-09-01 9:25 pm By Cindy Cameronne

As states across Australia grapple with lockdowns and rising COVID-19 cases, lawyers practising in a range of areas, from employment to insurance, are bracing for […]

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PwC settles Zilzie Wines lawsuit over unsolicited R&D tax advice
Financial Services 2021-09-01 5:56 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A settlement has been reached in a Murray Darling wine making family’s lawsuit accusing PricewaterhouseCoopers of providing bad unsolicited tax advice that caused them more […]

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EY asks court to toss negligence case over Coca-Cola Amatil’s SPC sale
Accounting 2021-08-31 10:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

Consulting giant EY wants a court to dismiss a case brought by a joint venture alleging negligence in due diligence reports of Coca-Cola Amatil’s $40 […]

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Regulator takes Origin Energy to court for disconnecting destitute customers
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-08-24 4:50 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The Australian Energy Regulator has taken energy retailer Origin Energy to court for allegedly breaching its commitments to financially vulnerable customers, including by disconnecting the […]

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Baker McKenzie negligent in advising on Chinese lender’s failed Aussie launch, court hears
Professional Negligence 2021-08-11 3:57 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Baker McKenzie has been accused of negligence in a cross claim by Chinese lender Aoyin, which faces a lawsuit by accounting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers for unpaid […]

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Bartier Perry gave client ‘dangerously incomplete’ legal advice, appeals court says
Business of Law 2021-08-03 10:43 pm By Bianca Hrovat

An appeals court has upheld a ruling that Sydney law firm Bartier Perry failed to adequately advise a lawyer about his rights under a partnership […]

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Sparke Helmore wins stay of $1M negligence case for abuse of process
Professional Negligence 2021-07-26 3:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

Sparke Helmore has secured a temporary reprieve in a $1 million negligence lawsuit against it, with a NSW Supreme Court judge staying the case for […]

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