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Victoria keeps options open in High Court lockdown challenge
Coronavirus 2020-10-16 6:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Victorian government has not decided how it will respond to a constitutional challenge brought in the High Court against the state’s COVID-19 lockdown measures, […]

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Judge dismisses Victorian government’s bid to split curfew case
Coronavirus 2020-10-01 2:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing a challenge to Victoria’s recently lifted COVID-19 curfew has dismissed the state’s government bid to have the court split the hearing and […]

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Liberal member has no standing to bring anti-curfew suit, court hears
Coronavirus 2020-09-30 6:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

The health official behind Victoria’s now repealed curfew is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit brought against her challenging the directive on human rights grounds, claiming […]

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Court challenge still on despite Victoria’s decision to lift curfew
Coronavirus 2020-09-28 8:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

A case by restaurant owner and Liberal Party member Michelle Loielo challenging Victoria’s COVID-19 curfew is continuing despite an announcement by the Andrews government scrapping […]

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Health official behind Vic curfew accused of being ‘coached’ by government
Coronavirus 2020-09-25 5:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

The public health official responsible for Victoria’s controversial curfew has had her credibility attacked in court, with a judge hearing suggestions that she may have […]

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Court orders Victoria to produce legal advice to Liberal member suing over curfew
Coronavirus 2020-09-24 6:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has ordered the Victorian government to hand over legal documents it weighed before implementing its COVID-19 curfew, in a suit brought by a […]

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Victoria’s COVID-19 curfew decision ‘bizarre, capricious, arbitrary’, court hears
Coronavirus 2020-09-22 9:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

A decision earlier this month to extend Victoria’s controversial COVID-19 curfew was “bizarre, capricious, arbitrary” and was made under pressure from the state’s Premier, a […]

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Judge approves Falls Festival class action settlement, leaves legal fee concerns for later
Class Actions 2020-09-10 4:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Victoria Supreme Court judge has given the greenlight to a $5.7 million settlement in a class action brought by those injured during a 2016 […]

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Barrister’s delay raises doubts about law firm’s fee agreement in Falls Festival class action
Class Actions 2020-09-04 3:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

An independent costs consultant has raised concerns about the legal costs sought by Maddens Lawyers from a $5.7 million settlement of the Falls Festival class […]

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Lawyer Alex Elliott seeks recusal of judge in Banksia class action proceedings
Legal Ethics 2020-08-27 2:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

The son of controversial class action lawyer Mark Elliott has hired a big gun barrister to represent him in the Banksia class action proceedings and […]

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