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Class action accuses Queensland energy generators of ‘gaming’ electricity rates for profit
Class Actions 2021-01-20 10:29 am By Miklos Bolza

A class action brought on behalf of 40,000 customers has been launched against two Queensland energy generators who are accused of ‘gaming’ the energy pricing […]

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Wagners wins appeal in multi-million dollar cement supply dispute with Boral
Appeals 2021-01-19 6:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

Building products supplier Wagners has successfully challenged a Queensland Supreme Court judgment ruling in favour of Boral in a high-stakes cement supply dispute between the […]

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RMIT faces $2.9M suit by law professor who complained about race, sexuality discrimination
Employment 2021-01-18 3:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

RMIT has been hit with a $2.9 million lawsuit by an Indigenous law professor who claims he was fired for complaining about “racially and sexually […]

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Royal Carribbean sues White Island volcano victims to shut down US cases
Personal injury 2021-01-18 4:57 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Embattled cruise operator Royal Caribbean has launched legal action against victims of the White Island volcano eruption that killed 22 people last year, aiming to […]

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Law firm boss can’t halt compensation bid in disciplinary action pending negligence suit
Negligence 2021-01-14 2:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

The managing partner of a Brisbane-based law firm has failed to shut down a bid for compensation brought in disciplinary proceedings filed by the Legal […]

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Group launches court action over approval of Woodside’s Burrup Hub expansion
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-01-13 4:33 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The Conservation Council of Western Australia has brought legal action in the Western Australia Supreme Court alleging the state government should not have approved Woodside’s […]

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Clive Palmer offers to drop contempt of court lawsuit against WA Premier
High Court 2021-01-12 3:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

Billionaire Clive Palmer has offered to withdraw his High Court contempt of court lawsuit against Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan “in a spirit of reconciliation […]

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Hotel quarantine, aged care reports boost class actions, lawyer says
Coronavirus 2020-12-21 8:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

Reports exposing serious government and healthcare failures amid Victoria’s second COVID-19 wave have strengthened the claims in class actions against the Andrews government and two […]

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Law firm’s ‘overly combative manner’ prompts independent counsel appointment in bushfire class actions
Class Actions 2020-12-11 11:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge will appoint an independent barrister to determine the allocation of settlement proceeds between insured group members and their insurers from two St Patrick’s […]

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NSW can’t shield docs in ACCC competition case over ports privatisation
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-12-09 5:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

The NSW government cannot assert public immunity over cabinet documents sought in a case brought by the ACCC over an allegedly anti-competitive agreement for the […]

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