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Big Law Sep 26 2021 ByLauren Croft‘Record’ number of class actions filed in FY21

A record number of class actions were filed in the last financial year, a new report from KWM has revealed. ...

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Big Law Aug 17 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyMixed response to permanent changes to disclosure laws

Last week, the federal government passed legislation making permanent last year’s temporary changes to Australia’s c...

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Big Law Aug 05 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyCautious elation in response to $378.6m redress for Stolen Generations

Following the filing of class action proceedings earlier this year, the federal government has announced a financial red...

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Big Law Jun 30 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyClass action work has rarely been so dynamic

While the market is becoming increasingly litigious, with new challenges and opportunities to contend with, being able t...

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Big Law Jun 28 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyLawFinance completes sale of JustKapital Litigation

Listed financier LawFinance has finalised the sale of its litigation funding business, JustKapital Litigation.

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Big Law Jun 24 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyShine considering class action against Nuix

Plaintiff firm Shine Lawyers may soon commence proceedings against listed tech company Nuix, on behalf of shareholders. ...

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Big Law Jun 15 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyNuix CFO terminated, CEO to retire

Listed tech company Nuix has announced that it has terminated its chief financial officer, Stephen Doyle, and that its c...

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Big Law Jun 11 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyRobodebt class action settlement approved

The Federal Court of Australia has approved the settlement of the Robodebt class action, which will see an extra $112 mi...

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Big Law Jun 10 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyNT Indigenous workers file class action over stolen wages

Descendants of Indigenous workers who laboured for decades as stockmen, farmhands, and domestic workers in the Northern ...

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Big Law Jun 08 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyRethinking what constitutes privileged communication

The digital and social media ages are having serious implications for the volume and nature of documents needed to be di...

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