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Law firm investigates class action against nursing home over COVID-19 outbreak
Coronavirus 2020-07-01 6:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The company that operates the Newmarch House nursing home in Sydney is facing a possible class action after a coronavirus outbreak at the facility resulted […]

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Crippled by COVID-19, swimwear brand Seafolly enters administration
Restructuring & Insolvency 2020-06-29 10:37 pm By Christine Caulfield

Citing the “crippling financial impact” of the coronavirus pandemic, Australian swimwear company Seafolly has become the latest fashion retailer to enter voluntary administration. The company […]

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Brexit, COVID-19 no reason to alter security terms in Gladstone Ports class action, judge says
Coronavirus 2020-06-29 5:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has rejected claims by Gladstone Ports Corporation that security for costs in a $100 million class action by commercial fishing operators should not […]

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Court allows debt-laden Thai Airways to temporarily avoid Australian asset seizure
Restructuring & Insolvency 2020-06-23 5:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has granted a bid by two directors of Thai Airways to preserve the airline’s Australian assets as the company, which was hit hard […]

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Court must determine risk of COVID-19 deaths from border openings, WA says
Coronavirus 2020-06-22 8:13 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Before the High Court hears constitutional arguments over the Queensland and Western Australian border closures, the Federal Court will have to weigh just how real […]

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‘The way to do business’: Federal Court judge wants to make virtual case management hearings permanent
Defamation 2020-06-19 12:03 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A Federal Court judge overseeing Papua New Guinean Politician William Duma’s defamation lawsuit against Fairfax Media has said he would like to move case management […]

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Female barristers say virtual hearings antidote to ‘constant low-grade intimidation’
Feature 2020-06-18 8:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

The era of online hearings during the COVID-19 pandemic has made advocacy more challenging for counsel representing parties in litigation, but a happy consequence of […]

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Top NSW judge backs flexible approach to virtual hearings
Exclusive 2020-06-17 2:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Chief Justice of the NSW Supreme Court told Lawyerly the court will adopt a flexible mixture of virtual and in-person hearings in the long […]

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Judge appoints receiver, not liquidator to hotel to avoid COVID-19 misunderstanding
Restructuring & Insolvency 2020-06-12 12:32 pm By Christine Caulfield

To avoid a creditor panic in the midst of the COVID-19 health crisis, the NSW Supreme Court has appointed a receiver instead of a liquidator […]

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Not enough liquidators to respond to a wave of COVID-19 insolvencies, ASIC warns
Restructuring & Insolvency 2020-06-11 8:20 pm By Alison Eveleigh

There may not be enough registered liquidators in Australia to respond to a possible wave of COVID-19 insolvencies, the Australian Securities and Investment Commission has […]

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