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Higher commission rates, more closed class actions to follow High Court ruling
Analysis December 4, 2019 10:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

The end of the common fund order is a setback for class actions that will see a revival of the days of closed proceedings, costly […]

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5 takeaways from the High Court’s common fund ruling
Class Actions December 4, 2019 1:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

More than a decade after the High Court ruled that third parties could finance legal proceedings in Australia, the court has issued another game changing […]

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All eyes on High Court as ruling on common fund orders looms
Feature December 2, 2019 11:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court is poised this week to issue its judgment in a case challenging the validity of common fund orders in class actions, a […]

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Allens class actions ace Jenny Campbell thrives on the unpredictable
Women in law October 18, 2019 12:07 pm By Amelia Birnie

The careful, methodical approach of 20-year class action veteran and Allens partner Jenny Campbell is in demand in the fast-changing class action world, where the […]

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Full Court docket stacked with class action appeals
Appeals August 8, 2019 10:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Full Federal Court is set to hear appeals in four class actions in the August sitting, giving the court a chance to address important […]

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Class action cases and trends to watch in 2019
Feature January 7, 2019 10:49 pm By Christine Caulfield

A challenge to the legality of common fund orders, an appeal to the High Court over the power of judges to stay competing cases, one […]

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The unforgettable class action rulings of 2018
Feature January 4, 2019 11:37 pm By Christine Caulfield

Last year was an exciting one for class action lawyers, with monumental court decisions on competing cases, cross-jurisdictional spats, proportionality in settlements and the power […]

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Over $4B paid out in class action settlements in Australia, report shows
Exclusive January 31, 2019 10:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

Businesses and other class action defendants have paid in excess of $4 billion in settlements since the class action regime was introduced in Australia, and […]

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The cases facing the Big Four banks in 2019
Feature January 14, 2019 11:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

Australia’s four biggest lenders had an expensive year in court last year, but with cases spilling over into the new year and the fallout from […]

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Lawyers face off over competing class actions
Feature October 31, 2018 9:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

As judges grapple with fierce competition among litigation funders and law firms to lead class actions, Lawyerly asked two leading practitioners on opposing sides of […]

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