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Geelong sues fundraising firm claiming affiliation with the Cats
Competition & Consumer Protection May 22, 2019 9:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Geelong Football Club has launched Federal Court proceedings against a promotional firm it claims passed itself off as the famous AFL club in order […]

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Founder of NewLaw firm guilty of professional misconduct for ‘cavalier approach’
Legal Ethics April 9, 2019 9:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

NewLaw pioneer and founder of Bespoke Law, Jeremy Szwider, has been found guilty of professional misconduct and unsatisfactory professional conduct after taking on a case […]

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FWC refuses O’Dwyer’s referral bid over allegedly discriminatory MFB deal
Employment March 28, 2019 10:59 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Fair Work Commission has dismissed an application by Jobs Minister Kelly O’Dwyer for review by the Full Federal Court of a decision approving an […]

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Law school head accused of bullying sues La Trobe University over suspension
Education March 22, 2019 9:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

An eminent professor at a Melbourne law school has launched legal action against his employer after complaints of bullying by two other professors led to […]

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Country Care faces trial in first criminal cartel case against Australian company
Competition & Consumer Protection March 13, 2019 7:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Mildura-based healthcare company and its boss have been committed to stand trial in the first criminal cartel case brought by the Australian Competition and […]

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Class members waited too long to appeal Great Southern MIS settlement, court rules
Class Actions March 7, 2019 4:59 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has dashed the hopes of three group members of a resolved class action over managed investment schemes operated by agribusiness Great Southern […]

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Court slams judge for ‘regrettable’ $2.8M award in Microsoft IP case
Intellectual Property February 28, 2019 7:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge’s decision imposing damages of over $2.8 million on a Melbourne computer retailer facing an intellectual property lawsuit by Microsoft has been slammed as […]

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Maurice Blackburn loses appeal over ATO bill on Black Saturday class action payout
Class Actions February 28, 2019 2:11 pm By Christine Caulfield

Maurice Blackburn has lost a long-running fight with the Australian Taxation Office over a tax bill on two massive class action settlements secured by the […]

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Owners of $5.8M Eureka Tower apartment win damages for 130-week fitout delay
Construction February 28, 2019 12:26 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Victorian Supreme Court has awarded a couple $145,000 in damages from a construction firm that denied them access to their brand new $5.8 million […]

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Employment partner loses appeal over ‘offensive’ letters to Lander & Rogers lawyer
Business of Law February 13, 2019 10:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has reinstated charges of unsatisfactory professional conduct against the principal of a leading employment law firm, after the lawyer called opposing counsel […]

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