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Monday, 29 June 2015
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Monday, 29 June 2015
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Maurice Blackburn congratulates nine Qld lawyers on appointments and promotions Maurice Blackburn’s Queensland offices have today congratulated nine lawyers on being promoted to new positions across the State from 1 July 2015.
Thursday, 25 June 2015
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Maurice Blackburn appoints three new principals as part of mid-year promotions Leading social justice law firm Maurice Blackburn has promoted three of its lawyers to principal in its latest round of legal promotions.
Thursday, 18 June 2015
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Friday, 12 June 2015
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“It’s about the money” – spotting the signs of elder abuse Using money as a weapon to control older people is a common yet under recognised way older people suffer serious abuse.
Wednesday, 3 June 2015
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Court hearing commences over safe access to East Melbourne fertility clinic A legal bid to ensure safe access for patients and staff at an East Melbourne fertility clinic will be heard before the Supreme Court today.
Friday, 29 May 2015
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Maurice Blackburn's class actions experts lead the way Australia’s leading class actions team at Maurice Blackburn Lawyers is the only Australian law firm to make the international top 50 for class action recoveries in this year’s ISS Securities Class Action Services Top 50 Report.
Thursday, 28 May 2015
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Supreme Court finds Commonwealth was ‘high handed’ in Christmas Island class action case A Victorian Supreme Court judge has criticised the conduct of the Commonwealth in a class action on behalf of injured asylum seekers held on Christmas Island and ordered the government to pay indemnity court costs for the plaintiffs.
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
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Court approves final Black Saturday bushfire class action The Supreme Court of Victoria has today approved the $300 million settlement of the last class action for survivors of the Black Saturday bushfires. Approval of the Murrindindi class action will provide certainty for more than 1100 claimants who were affected by the traumatic events of February 2009.
Friday, 22 May 2015
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James Hardie increases profits but pays less to Asbestos Victims Fund A big jump in profit results for building company James Hardie is yet further confirmation that the company is able to top up the compensation fund for victims of its asbestos products.