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Age pension class action files High Court challenge
High Court 2023-08-17 10:22 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A class action has challenged a decision that found the age pension does not discriminate against Indigenous Australians because of differences in life expectancy, arguing […]

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Dispute over barrister’s fee estimates goes to High Court
Business of Law 2023-08-09 10:00 pm By Sam Matthews

A barrister is taking a dispute over his $320,000 bill to the High Court, but a judge has cast doubt on the appeal’s prospects of […]

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High Court greenlights NZ apartment block class action against Irish insurer
High Court 2023-08-08 11:36 pm By Sam Matthews

The High Court has dismissed a constitutional appeal by Irish insurer Zurich, clearing the way for a class action over an allegedly defective New Zealand […]

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White collar penalties set to jump after High Court’s foreign bribery ruling
White Collar 2023-08-02 1:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

Companies could be on the hook for higher penalties for foreign bribery and other white collar offences after a High Court majority on Wednesday found […]

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Resort not vicariously liable for actions of urinating employee, High Court says
High Court 2023-08-02 10:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has found a Whitsundays resort is not vicariously liable for the actions of an employee who urinated on his roommate in staff […]

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Viterra goes to High Court in epic fight with Cargill over Joe White sale
High Court 2023-07-27 11:27 pm By Christine Caulfield

Glencore-owned Viterra has taken its 10-year fight with Cargill to the High Court after an appeals court upheld a judgment putting it on the hook […]

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Arrium lenders file High Court challenge over directors’ loan drawdowns
Restructuring & Insolvency 2023-07-25 3:58 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Commonwealth Bank and other lenders of Arrium have filed for special leave to appeal to the High Court after losing their latest bid to make […]

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BHP unit brings High Court challenge over Christmas Day work
Appeals 2023-07-12 4:25 pm By Cindy Cameronne

BHP in-house labour hire provider Operations Services has filed for special leave to appeal to the High Court a finding that it unlawfully required its […]

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High Court tosses Russia’s bid to halt embassy eviction
High Court 2023-06-26 3:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court has dismissed Russia’s application for an injunction blocking the eviction of Moscow’s embassy from Canberra. Justice Jayne Jagot refused the application after […]

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Russia brings High Court challenge to embassy lease cancellation
High Court 2023-06-23 10:19 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Russian Federation has taken its fight with the federal government over its plans to build a new embassy in Canberra to the High Court. […]

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