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Ex-Slater & Gordon solicitor axed for complaints about ‘unethical’ funding referral scheme, lawsuit says
Employment May 23, 2019 9:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former senior lawyer at Slater & Gordon has filed a lawsuit against his old employer, claiming he was fired after complaining about allegedly unethical […]

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Queensland Sugar in sweet victory as Wilmar negligence case dismissed
Contracts May 13, 2019 9:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

Industry-owned Queensland Sugar Limited has succeeded in dismissing a court case brought by Wilmar Sugar Australia after record-high rainfalls led to a $60.8 million loss […]

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Judge partly blocks Dexus GC’s evidence in $43.2M debt dispute with Grocon
Real Estate May 8, 2019 11:35 am By Miklos Bolza

Two Grocon units have successfully struck out portions of an affidavit by the general counsel of property management firm Dexus Property Group, claiming prejudice in […]

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Ratepayers can’t strike out defences in class action against Queensland city council
Class Actions May 7, 2019 10:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

Ratepayers in a class action against a Queensland city council calling for the recovery of an invalid levy on their land failed in their bid […]

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Wagners takes Boral to court in costly cement pricing dispute
Construction April 24, 2019 10:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Building products supplier Wagners has taken its largest cement customer, Boral, to court in a dispute over pricing, and will take a $10 million hit […]

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Qantas can’t appeal sacked worker’s late unfair dismissal case
Employment April 24, 2019 11:32 pm By Christine Caulfield

Qantas has failed in its bid to appeal a decision by the Fair Work Commission to allow a terminated employee’s late unfair dismissal application to […]

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Dental company founder not smiling after firm launches legal action for ‘unlawful payments’
Employment April 16, 2019 10:51 pm By Christine Caulfield

The founder and former CEO of Smiles Inclusive has been taken to court by the dental company, which accuses him of serious misconduct over allegedly […]

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Uplift fee voids Queensland law firm’s cost agreement, judge says
Business of Law March 29, 2019 9:12 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has found a Queensland law firm’s costs agreement void because it did not provide enough information about the firm’s uplift fee. Justice John […]

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Clive Palmer’s wife can’t dodge liquidators’ grilling over Mineralogy’s assets
Restructuring & Insolvency March 12, 2019 10:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

Liquidators for the failed Queensland Nickel will be able to interrogate Clive Palmer’s wife over the assets of her husband’s other company, Mineralogy, after telling […]

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Black & White Cabs loses injunction bid in misuse of market power case
Competition & Consumer Protection March 12, 2019 12:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

National taxi company Black & White Cabs has failed in its bid for a court-ordered injunction forcing Regent Taxis to supply booking and dispatch services […]

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