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Trial in Country Care case faces delay as COVID-19 restrictions keep judge, lawyers in NSW
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-01-21 1:10 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The jury trial in a criminal cartel case against mobility equipment provider Country Care and two employees could be delayed due to coronavirus restrictions, as […]

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Courts continue to shape class action regime with major 2020 rulings
Analysis 2021-01-20 11:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

In a year headlined by partisan sparring and mudslinging over the Federal Government’s class action reform effort, judges forged ahead to refine the class action regime, issuing […]

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Clayton Utz teams up with funder ICP for business interruption insurance class action
Insurance 2021-01-18 12:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firm Clayton Utz and litigation funder Investor Claim Partners have joined forces to bring a class action against insurers who have denied business interruption […]

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Law firms circle insurers over COVID-19 business interruption claims
Class Actions 2021-01-15 2:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

At least five law firms are investigating lawsuits, including class action proceedings, in the wake of a landmark test case on COVID-19 exclusions for business […]

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‘A coming of age moment’: Mills Oakley launches charity to provide free advice to ‘missing middle’
Law Firms 2021-01-14 4:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

National law firm Mills Oakley has launched a new charity aimed at giving free legal advice to the Australian “missing middle” who earn too much […]

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Clients and lawyers with axe to grind a major headache for law firms in 2020
Business of Law 2021-01-13 10:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

While there was no shortage of pain and challenges for law firms as the coronavirus raged across the globe last year, a number of big […]

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Unions take JobKeeper fight with Qantas to High Court
Employment 2021-01-13 4:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Three unions representing Qantas workers have asked the High Court for special leave to appeal a  ruling from the Full Federal Court siding with the […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2020
Analysis 2021-01-12 10:46 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Payouts in class actions in 2020 largely kept pace with the previous year despite the financial strain of the COVID-19 pandemic, with companies and other […]

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Paralegal says law firm forced her to take COVID-19 pay cut
Employment 2021-01-12 3:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Brisbane-based law firm is being sued by a paralegal who claims she was forced to take a 20 per cent pay cut during the […]

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Clive Palmer offers to drop contempt of court lawsuit against WA Premier
High Court 2021-01-12 3:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

Billionaire Clive Palmer has offered to withdraw his High Court contempt of court lawsuit against Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan “in a spirit of reconciliation […]

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