Most Recent
Justice Lasry’s resignation a ‘sad cautionary tale’ of dangers of judicial complaint process, experts say
Legal Ethics 2024-02-22 11:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

The DPP’s complaint to Victoria’s judicial watchdog that prompted the shock resignation of Supreme Court Justice Lex Lasry was an abuse of process, experts say, […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Contact us to enquire about group subscriptions.

ACCC faced ‘formidable obstacle’ in fight against ANZ, Suncorp merger
Analysis 2024-02-20 10:30 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The ACCC’s rejection of a $4.9 billion merger between ANZ and Suncorp was hardly surprising given the concentrated nature of the home loans market, but […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Contact us to enquire about group subscriptions.

Shareholder class action collapses may up litigation risk, dampen plaintiffs’ appetite
Analysis 2024-02-12 11:17 pm By Christine Caulfield

The recent dismissal of two shareholder class actions after hard-fought trials is expected to lead to a recalibration of litigation risk and may discourage plaintiff […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Contact us to enquire about group subscriptions.

AI copyright claims could have edge in Australia, experts say
Analysis 2024-01-31 9:46 pm By Sam Matthews

Australian IP lawyers are closely watching The New York Times’ copyright lawsuit seeking billions in damages from OpenAI and Microsoft, but it remains to be […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Contact us to enquire about group subscriptions.

Employers, workers to come to blows over WFH this year
Analysis 2024-01-26 11:44 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Expect more legal battles this year over the right to work from home, with employees continuing to demand flexibility but businesses starting to push back, […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Contact us to enquire about group subscriptions.

Contingency fees offer class action members ‘vastly superior outcome’ to commissions: report
Class Actions 2024-01-23 11:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

The contingency fee regime in Victoria promises class action members “vastly superior” recoveries when compared with class actions financed by commission-paid funders, a new report […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Contact us to enquire about group subscriptions.

Reading the tea leaves from 2023’s class action beauty parades
Analysis 2024-01-15 11:19 pm By Sam Matthews

The country’s most experienced class action law firm won two and lost two in last year’s beauty parades before the courts, showing track record is […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Contact us to enquire about group subscriptions.

Top 10 class action settlements of 2023
Top 10 Class Action Settlements 2024-01-05 4:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Companies and government entities paid out less to settle class actions in 2023 than in the previous two years, with no mega settlements hitting their […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Contact us to enquire about group subscriptions.

Settlement CFO ruling another landmark in class action development
Analysis 2023-10-12 11:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Full Federal Court’s finding that the High Court did not extinguish the power of judges to make common fund orders on approval of class […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Contact us to enquire about group subscriptions.

Judge’s blessing of ‘solicitors’ CFO’ may bring class actions back to Federal Court
Class Actions 2023-10-12 11:40 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Federal Court judge’s endorsement of the novel idea of a ‘solicitors’ common fund order’ may reverse the trend of class action lawyers running to […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Contact us to enquire about group subscriptions.