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Maurice Blackburn loses appeal over bushfire class action tax bill
Appeals May 28, 2020 3:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

Maurice Blackburn has come up short in its challenge to a multimillion dollar tax bill for a record settlement payout in the Black Saturday bushfire […]

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Scotsburn bushfire class action settles for $10.5M
Class Actions May 13, 2020 9:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

A class action launched over the Scotsburn bushfire that burnt down 12 homes and ravaged over 4,000 hectares in Victoria in December 2015 has reached […]

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Adcon can’t stop Icon from calling on security in feud over Botanic Melbourne development
Construction April 22, 2020 3:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Engineering firm Adcon has failed in a bid to block developer Icon from accessing a $396,000 bank guarantee after delays in the development of the […]

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Victoria to allow judge-only trials during COVID-19 pandemic
Coronavirus April 21, 2020 6:03 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Victoria will allow judge-only trials as part of a raft of temporary new laws to be put in place to manage the COVID-19 pandemic. Victorian […]

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DLA Piper admits to breaching disclosure obligations in $466,000 costs dispute
Intellectual Property March 23, 2020 12:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

A dispute over approximately $466,000 in unpaid legal costs has been sent to the Victorian Supreme Court after DLA Piper admitted it breached its disclosure […]

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Ex-Victorian prosecutor awarded $435,000 for work-related PTSD
Business of Law February 20, 2020 9:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former prosecutor working for the Victorian Office of Public Prosecutions in its sexual offences division has won a $435,000 judgment by the state’s Supreme […]

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Bitter dispute ends in cancellation of ‘Urban Ale’ trade mark
Intellectual Property February 7, 2020 7:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Melbourne-based craft brewery has had its ‘Urban Ale’ trade mark cancelled, with a judge finding other beer makers might want to use the words […]

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Thomson Geer faces negligence lawsuit over $120M Melbourne car park deal
Business of Law January 7, 2020 1:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firm Thomson Geer is facing a negligence lawsuit by a commercial property investment firm over advice it gave in relation to a $120 million […]

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CFMEU boss sues John Setka for poaching union members
Employment January 15, 2020 5:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

The national secretary of the Construction Forestry Maritime Mining Energy Union has filed an urgent lawsuit against union heavyweight John Setka and 29 other officers […]

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‘We will work on that’: Sexual harassment suit says ex-councillor persisted with advances despite complaint
Employment November 27, 2019 11:23 am By Miklos Bolza

A local businessman and former local council member behind a dramatic change in Victoria’s trading hour laws has been sued for sexual harassment by a […]

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