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RMIT faces $2.9M suit by law professor who complained about race, sexuality discrimination
Employment 2021-01-18 3:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

RMIT has been hit with a $2.9 million lawsuit by an Indigenous law professor who claims he was fired for complaining about “racially and sexually […]

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Law firm’s ‘overly combative manner’ prompts independent counsel appointment in bushfire class actions
Class Actions 2020-12-11 11:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge will appoint an independent barrister to determine the allocation of settlement proceeds between insured group members and their insurers from two St Patrick’s […]

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Judge ‘troubled’ by firm’s bid to add client’s brother-in-law to $745,000 fee spat
Real Estate 2020-10-29 4:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has criticised a law firm that is suing its former client, Melbourne cafe Barfly’s, for $745,000 in legal fees after the firm sought […]

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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The health official behind Victoria’s now repealed curfew is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit brought against her challenging the directive on human rights grounds, claiming […]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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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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Employers guilty of wage theft face 10 years in jail under new law
Employment 2020-06-17 5:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Victorian Labor Government has successfully passed a landmark bill which makes the failure to properly pay workers a criminal offence punishable by up to […]

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