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Holiday Schedule 2021-12-23 10:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Lawyerly will be closed from December 24 until January 10. Should you require customer service assistance during this time, please email subscriptions@lawyerly.com.au. Best wishes to […]

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Sparke Helmore was negligent in failing to alert developer to looming deadlines, court finds
Professional Negligence 2021-11-22 4:38 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Law firm Sparke Helmore acted negligently by failing to adequately advise a New South Wales property developer about extension of time notices that were needed […]

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Union takes legal action against CBA over ‘draconian’ salary secrecy clause
Employment 2021-11-22 5:51 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The Finance Sector Union has launched legal proceedings in the Fair Work Commission against the Commonwealth Bank for allegedly sacking an employee who breached a […]

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QLD government to face lawsuit over ‘discriminatory’ COVID-19 measures
Coronavirus 2021-11-11 2:44 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Billionaire businessman and litigation hobbyist Clive Palmer is planning a lawsuit against the Queensland government, claiming new COVID-19 restrictions preventing unvaccinated persons from entering restaurants, […]

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Seven McDonald’s franchises now facing lawsuits over unpaid rest breaks
Employment 2021-11-01 6:25 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A McDonald’s franchise has been hit with a lawsuit accusing it of deliberately withholding workers’ paid rest breaks and committing “horrifying” and “shameful” violations of […]

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Court says it does not have power to make declarations in COVID-19 vaccine challenge
Coronavirus 2021-10-28 3:38 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The Queensland Supreme Court has ruled it does not have the power to make declarations regarding the validity of COVID-19 vaccination mandates for Queensland health […]

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Injunction against Facebook doesn’t clash with competition watchdog’s orders, judge says
Social Media 2021-10-27 5:04 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A court has shut down Facebook’s renewed push to cut off Melbourne-based content strategists Sked Social from posting on Instagram on behalf of their clients, […]

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Tax commissioner defamed accountant Vanda Gould but has valid defence
Defamation 2021-10-25 3:51 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Embattled Sydney accountant Vanda Gould has lost his defamation case against the Commissioner of Taxation, with a court finding Chris Jordan’s defamatory comments constituted a […]

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High Court judgment sparks concern for isolated judges
Courts 2021-10-14 9:04 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A recent High Court ruling that condemned communication between trial judges and barristers outside of court could have dire consequences, including further isolation for members […]

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Government can’t dodge sovereign bonds climate change class action
Climate change 2021-10-11 2:49 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A climate change activist can continue her lawsuit alleging the federal government failed to disclose the impact of climate change to investors in sovereign bonds, […]

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