Latest Class Actions

Big Law 12 February 2024 ByLauren Croft2024 trends in an evolving class actions space

Following a busy 2023 and the class action space in Australia being called “one of the most active and profitable...

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Big Law 09 February 2024 ByNaomi NeilsonAldi fails to have $150m underpayment class action thrown out

Supermarket giant Aldi was accused of forcing the Federal Court to hear a “mini-trial” as part of its unsuccessful...

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Corporate Counsel 23 January 2024 ByDavid HollingworthMedibank hacker to be sanctioned under new cyber laws

The federal government has revealed that a Russian citizen is behind the nearly 10-million-person hack and will face...

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Big Law 22 January 2024 ByNaomi NeilsonCourt questions funders’ access to Epic Games, Apple data

The Federal Court questioned whether litigation funders should receive data ahead of a 16-week trial brought by two...

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Big Law 12 January 2024 ByJerome DoraisamyShine Lawyers promotes 35

BigLaw plaintiff firm Shine Lawyers has started 2024 with a promotion round across six jurisdictions, elevating 13 to...

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Big Law 05 January 2024 ByLawyers WeeklyTop 10 class action stories in 2023

2023 was a massive year for class actions – with a number of key judgments delivered. Here, see the top 10 class...

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Big Law 15 December 2023 ByNaomi NeilsonGreenpeace files class action against fossil fuel giant

Greenpeace Australia alleged Woodside misled or deceived the public about its climate performance and plans.

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Big Law 11 December 2023 ByNaomi NeilsonIndonesian lawyer accuses Canberra law firm of stealing clients

An Indonesian lawyer seeking to take over an Australian class action has made several sensational allegations against a...

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Big Law 07 December 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyMaurice Blackburn promotes 24

National plaintiff firm Maurice Blackburn has elevated two to principal, two to special counsel, 10 to senior associate...

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Big Law 07 December 2023 ByNaomi NeilsonRuby Princess class action expands into United States

The High Court has given the green light for almost 700 US passengers of the Ruby Princess to join a class action.

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