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High Court overturns class action waiver finding in Ruby Princess case
Class Actions 2023-12-06 10:50 am By Cindy Cameronne

The High Court has overturned a ruling that barred foreign passengers from a class action over the ill-fated Ruby Princess cruise in 2020, finding a […]

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Dick Smith CFO stuck with $57M judgment after High Court revokes special leave
Appeals 2023-12-06 4:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

Former Dick Smith CFO Michael Potts is on the hook for paying $57 million in damages to National Australia Bank after the High Court on […]

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High Court says real estate agency not liable for developer’s source code theft
Intellectual Property 2023-12-06 4:10 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The High Court has found Victorian real estate agency Biggin & Scott did not authorise through “indifference” the theft of Campaigntrack’s source code by a […]

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KPMG asks High Court again to hear class action transfer fight
Class Actions 2023-11-22 11:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

Accounting firm KPMG has asked the High Court for a second time to weigh in on the relevance of a contingency fee order made in […]

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High Court asked to take up judicial immunity appeal
Appeals 2023-11-22 4:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The state of Queensland has urged the High Court to step in after a Federal Circuit and Family Court judge was held personally liable for […]

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BHP loses plea to High Court in case over Christmas Day work mandate
Employment 2023-11-21 11:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court has dashed a BHP unit’s bid to appeal a win for the CFMMEU in a case on behalf of coal miners rostered […]

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High Court steers clear of Spitfire creditors’ fight over R&D tax refunds
Restructuring & Insolvency 2023-11-21 11:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court has denied special leave to the Commonwealth on behalf of employees of collapsed fintech Spitfire in a battle over $2 million in […]

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End of the road for Arrium lenders’ case against directors
Financial Services 2023-11-20 11:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has denied a bid for special leave by the Commonwealth Bank and other lenders to challenge a ruling that found two Arrium […]

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High Court won’t weigh in on spat between Probuild, Allianz over development bonds
Construction 2023-11-20 11:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

Probuild Constructions has failed in its special leave application to the High Court, which sought to challenge a ruling that it held $7.7 million in […]

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High Court grants special leave in Toyota class action
High Court 2023-11-17 10:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has agreed to weigh in on how damages for reduction in value should be calculated under the Australian Consumer Law, granted competing […]

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