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Victorian aged care facilities can’t declass claims in COVID-19 class actions
Coronavirus 2021-12-16 7:53 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Victorian aged care homes accused of “major failures” during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic have lost their bid to declass claims of neglect […]

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$3.4M lawsuit filed over Melbourne’s North East Link Project
Construction 2021-12-13 9:30 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Construction company Delcon Civil is facing a lawsuit by a subcontractor seeking over $3.4 million in damages for alleged breach of contract relating to work […]

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‘Full-blooded’ fight brewing between competing a2 Milk class actions
Class Actions 2021-12-10 4:21 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A “full-blooded carriage fight” is set down for next year between two competing class actions alleging dairy giant a2 Milk misled shareholders with an overly […]

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‘Very serious’: Melbourne lawyer banned from practising for 15 years
Business of Law 2021-12-06 9:40 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A Melbourne solicitor has been banned from legal practice until 2035 after a tribunal found him guilty of eight charges of professional misconduct and unsatisfactory […]

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Judge denies ‘hostility’ towards COVID-19 vaccine mandate challengers
Coronavirus 2021-12-03 5:14 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Victorian workers challenging the government’s health directions requiring workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 have lost their second bid to disqualify the judge hearing the […]

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Court tosses case over sacred trees at Western Highway upgrade site
Environment 2021-11-23 8:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has summarily dismissed a lawsuit accusing the Victorian government of acting unlawfully by improving the Western Highway and threatening to harm six ‘directions’ […]

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Honda can’t dodge discovery for potential lawsuit by dealers
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-11-22 4:36 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Honda Motors has failed to strike out or permanently stay a proceeding seeking discovery for a possible lawsuit over the Japanese car maker’s decision to […]

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Top judge says junior counsel should get more opportunities in court
Courts 2021-11-19 1:18 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The Chief Justice of the Victorian Supreme Court has called on the legal profession to provide more opportunities for junior counsel to hone their oral […]

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Franchisee lawsuit accuses Quest of ‘unfair’ termination tactics
Hospitality 2021-11-15 8:10 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Quest Serviced Apartments is using unfair tactics to unlawfully terminate franchise agreements, according to a lawsuit by a franchisee that is fighting to keep its […]

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Victoria COVID-19 vaccination challenge won’t go to trial before mandate expires
Coronavirus 2021-11-12 3:20 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A judge has made the “regrettable” call to postpone the trial in a case brought by  workers challenging the Victorian government’s COVID-19 health directions until […]

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