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Court strikes down challenges to NSW COVID-19 vaccination mandate
Coronavirus 2021-10-15 9:01 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A court has dismissed challenges to the New South Wales public health orders that made it mandatory for certain workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19, […]

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Banksia class action judgment shows force of Vic’s overarching obligations
Legal Ethics 2021-10-14 10:44 pm By Editor

This week’s judgment referring the conduct of lawyers behind the Banksia class action to prosecutors shows the effectiveness of unique legislative provisions in Victoria that […]

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Former CoCo Joy boss charged with running company while disqualified
White Collar 2021-10-14 1:15 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The former CEO of failed coconut water venture CoCo Joy, which once sponsored the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles NRL team, faces charges he managed the company […]

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Clive Palmer loses High Court battle over right to sue WA for $30B
High Court 2021-10-13 6:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

Mining magnate Clive Palmer and two of his mining firms have lost a High Court challenge seeking to overturn a Western Australian law which prevented […]

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Claims trimmed in COVID-19 public housing class action
Class Actions 2021-10-13 1:33 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A class action over a public housing lockdown during Melbourne’s second COVID-19 wave in July last year is seeking to discontinue battery and negligence claims […]

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Court smooths over Botox trade mark dispute with Freezeframe injunction
Intellectual Property 2021-10-13 8:47 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Botox drug maker Allergan has secured an injunction against a Sydney-based cosmetics company which sought to “leverage” the reputation of the well-known injectable to sell […]

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Murray Darling Basin Authority fails again to limit class action liability
Appeals 2021-10-12 12:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Murray Darling Basin Authority can’t rely on defences claiming it is a “public or other authority” to limit the liability of a class action […]

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Griffin Coal told to pay Carna Group liquidators $5M for contract breach
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-10-12 6:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

Struggling mining firm Griffin Coal has been ordered to pay $5.1 million to liquidators of a collapsed mining services company after a judge found it […]

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Government can’t dodge sovereign bonds climate change class action
Climate change 2021-10-11 2:49 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A climate change activist can continue her lawsuit alleging the federal government failed to disclose the impact of climate change to investors in sovereign bonds, […]

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Barrister fights to remain anonymous as NSW Bar seeks stiffer penalty for lewd act
Legal Ethics 2021-10-08 9:20 pm By Bianca Hrovat

An appeals court hearing the case of a barrister who allegedly made a sexual comment to a clerk while intoxicated at a dinner following a […]

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