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Clive Palmer loses High Court battle over right to sue WA for $30B
High Court 2021-10-13 6:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

Mining magnate Clive Palmer and two of his mining firms have lost a High Court challenge seeking to overturn a Western Australian law which prevented […]

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Griffin Coal told to pay Carna Group liquidators $5M for contract breach
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-10-12 6:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

Struggling mining firm Griffin Coal has been ordered to pay $5.1 million to liquidators of a collapsed mining services company after a judge found it […]

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High Court frowns on judge’s private chats with counsel
Legal Ethics 2021-10-06 4:51 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Trial judges should not communicate with barristers outside of court, the High Court has ruled in a “troubling” case of apprehended bias that saw a […]

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Hall & Wilcox picks up construction dispute ace from Norton Rose Fulbright
Hall & Wilcox 2021-08-09 4:31 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Law firm Hall & Wilcox has snagged a new partner from Norton Rose Fulbright to join its construction and project disputes team, as part of […]

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ASIC accuses WA biotech company of misleading consumers during pandemic
Coronavirus 2021-08-04 9:30 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has filed court action against a multi-million dollar Western Australian biotech company, alleging it made several misleading representations to […]

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‘Overworked’ reporter hit with $18,000 pay cut sues the ABC
Employment 2021-08-02 1:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

An ABC feature reporter who was hit with an $18,000 pay cut and who allegedly developed a medical condition from being “overworked” is suing the […]

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Squire Patton Boggs breached agreement, but not ‘grossly negligent’, court finds
Appeals 2021-07-30 4:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has found law firm Squire Patton Boggs breached its contractual obligations but was not grossly negligent after it was dragged into a […]

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‘Trouble and harassment’: Appeals court won’t revive Palmer’s $263M suit against CITIC
Appeals 2021-06-28 4:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

Clive Palmer and his company Mineralogy have lost a challenge to a Western Australia Supreme Court decision staying a $263 million lawsuit against Hong Kong-based […]

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Shell wins appeal over deductions from WA gas exploration project
Tax 2021-05-17 4:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

Fossil fuel giant Shell Australia has partially won a challenge to a tax office decision denying deductions claimed over an acquisition that increased the company’s […]

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WA denies breach of duty in stolen wages class action
Class Actions 2021-05-03 6:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Western Australian state government has hit back at a class action brought by Indigenous workers seeking to recover unpaid wages, saying there was no […]

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