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High Court finds Victoria’s electric car tax invalid
High Court 2023-10-18 12:54 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has struck down a Victorian tax on electric cars, finding the state usurped powers held only by the federal government. The 7-1 […]

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Don’t rush to the bench, says retiring High Court chief justice
High Court 2023-10-17 4:39 pm By Sam Matthews

Reflecting on her early ascension to the bench, retiring High Court Chief Justice Susan Kiefel has said the advancement of women in the legal profession […]

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High Court to weigh in on disclaimer in Advanta Seeds class action
High Court 2023-10-13 4:42 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has granted special leave to farmers in a class action against Advanta Seeds over allegedly contaminated product to challenge a court’s finding […]

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Top Dick Smith execs drop High Court appeal against receivers
Restructuring & Insolvency 2023-10-10 11:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

Two former Dick Smith executives have settled with the receivers of the defunct electronics retailer, dropping a High Court appeal over an $11.8 million ruling. […]

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Seven year-long investor class action over AFSL ‘racket’ headed to High Court
High Court 2023-10-10 1:02 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A class action against a director of defunct financial services firm Hodgson Faraday is headed to the High Court after seven years of litigation, with […]

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Law firm partner takes fight with ATO over exit payment to High Court
Tax 2023-10-05 3:14 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A retired law firm partner has taken his battle with the ATO to the High Court, arguing he is not liable to be taxed on […]

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High Court asked to revive Volkswagen airbags class action
High Court 2023-10-04 9:14 pm By Sam Matthews

A failed class action against Volkswagen over Takata airbags is seeking special leave from the High Court, arguing an appeals court was wrong to find […]

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Ex-Greenwoods partner asks High Court to weigh in on whistleblower protections
High Court 2023-10-04 11:25 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A former Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills partner who claims he was sacked for complaining about Lendlease’s attempts to avoid tax liability has asked the […]

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High Court to clarify availability of pooling orders
Restructuring & Insolvency 2023-09-18 9:55 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has agreed to take up a case by a liquidator for two related NSW printing companies that could settle the question of […]

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High Court won’t step in to revive Energy Beverages’ ‘Motherland’ trade mark
Intellectual Property 2023-09-18 11:11 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The maker of Mother Energy drinks has failed to convince the High Court that it should weigh in on its long-running intellectual property spat with […]

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