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Hutchinson’s ‘monstrous’ claim survives in case over $153M Port Melbourne development
Real Estate 2022-06-22 10:00 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Construction giant Hutchinson Builders has succeeded in bringing claims against a related entity of a Port Melbourne property developer over a $153 million project after […]

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First female appeals court president appointed in Victoria
Courts 2022-06-21 1:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Victorian government has elevated a female judge to the role of president of the state’s Court of Appeal, marking the first time a woman […]

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Property guru Sasha Hopkins converted investor funds into crypto assets, ASIC says
Financial Services 2022-06-08 3:05 pm By Sam Matthews

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has released details of its allegations against embattled property developer Sasha Hopkins, who is the subject of several freezing […]

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Six-year-old lawsuit against CFMEU over Pentridge site back on
Employment 2022-06-08 3:58 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has revived a long-running suit against the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union and Victorian state secretary John Setka, granting the plaintiffs […]

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Judge slams Andrews government for ‘opaque cover-up’ in hotel quarantine class action
Coronavirus 2022-06-07 6:45 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has criticised the Andrews government for withholding information about the alleged transmission of COVID-19 to a security guard working in hotel quarantine in […]

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Solicitor’s defamation case against Victoria’s State Revenue Office revived
Employment 2022-06-06 6:52 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A former solicitor at the Victorian state revenue office who was dismissed after alleged sexual harassment and “scandalous staring” has won his appeal in a […]

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Justice is colour-blind: Loss for Nick Scali not indictment on white furniture, says VCAT
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-06-03 3:54 pm By Sam Matthews

Nick Scali has been ordered to refund a disgruntled customer $1,600 for a white leather chair that discoloured mere months after use. Customer Maria Fusillo […]

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Pitcher Partners wants $127M Twigg family lawsuit heard in Victoria
Financial Services 2022-06-03 4:54 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Pitcher Partners has filed a bid to transfer a $127 million lawsuit brought by the Twigg family alleging the accounting firm helped Max Twigg misappropriate […]

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Property developer Sasha Hopkins to face ASIC grilling
Real Estate 2022-06-03 5:13 pm By Sam Matthews

Embattled property developer Sasha Hopkins will face a compulsory examination by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission over the activities of his company A Team […]

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French Bulldog breeder wins defamation case over ‘puppy farm’ Facebook posts
Defamation 2022-05-27 3:01 pm By Sam Matthews

A French Bulldog breeder has won a defamation case over Facebook comments calling her business a ‘puppy farm’. Sharryn Aurisch, who runs Unique French Bulldogs […]

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