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Law firm accused in $27M suit of making unauthorised payments from client’s trust account
Law Firms 2021-01-25 3:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

A national law firm made $3 million in unauthorised payments from a client’s trust account and derailed a $24.3 million land development opportunity, according to […]

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Melbourne personal injury firm accused of breaching duties to client
Personal injury 2021-03-18 5:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Melbourne-based personal injury firm has been sued for negligence and breach of contract by a former client who says he was not properly advised […]

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RMIT says law professor plunged $21K of research funds into sake, baby formula retirement scheme
Employment 2021-02-05 1:54 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

RMIT has bit back at a $2.9 million lawsuit by an indigenous law professor who claims the university fired him for complaining about “racially and […]

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Labor party slammed for ‘draconian’ laws in Victorian MP’s branch stacking case
Policy and Regulation 2021-02-17 6:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Victorian Labor MP accused of branch stacking has attacked the charges against her as invalid, telling the Victoria Supreme Court that they were brought […]

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Victoria adopts remote court hearings and other ‘sensible’ changes ushered in by COVID-19
Coronavirus 2021-03-17 6:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Victorian government has passed legislation allowing the state’s courts to permanently retain digital hearings, electronic signing and remote witnessing, which were implemented last year […]

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Hotel quarantine, aged care reports boost class actions, lawyer says
Coronavirus 2020-12-21 8:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

Reports exposing serious government and healthcare failures amid Victoria’s second COVID-19 wave have strengthened the claims in class actions against the Andrews government and two […]

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‘Urgent action had to be taken’: Court tosses challenge to Victoria’s COVID-19 curfew
Coronavirus 2020-11-02 2:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Victoria Supreme Court has dismissed a lawsuit by restaurant owner and Liberal member Michelle Loielo challenging the validity of the Victoria government’s now dropped […]

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Class action to be filed against Monash IVF over discarded embryos
Class Actions 2020-10-21 3:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Victoria Supreme Court class action will soon be filed against fertility clinic Monash IVF seeking compensation for women who allegedly had viable embryos discarded […]

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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 slams year-long delay in $80M case against CFMEU over robo-terminal blockade
Employment 2021-01-29 1:29 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has hit a Port Melbourne container terminal with costs for wasting time in a $80 million lawsuit against the CFMEU over picketing at […]

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