Maurice Blackburn Media Statements

Wednesday, 1 November 2017
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Weekend warriors face renovation risk – Asbestos Awareness Month Lawyers at Maurice Blackburn are helping to raise community awareness of the risks of asbestos exposure for home renovators as part of Asbestos Awareness Month (Nov 1 – Nov 30) which kicks off today.
Monday, 30 October 2017
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Federal Court will hear NT youth detention class action Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have welcomed the decision of the Federal Court to allow young people who were abused while detained in the Northern Territory’s youth detention centres to proceed with a class action in the Federal Court.
Monday, 30 October 2017
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Statement regarding premiership medal photograph Maurice Blackburn Lawyers is representing the young woman whose photograph was taken by a Richmond footballer on Grand Final night in private circumstances wearing his premiership medallion.
Friday, 27 October 2017
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Timetable set for Federal Court action on unprecedented raids A court timetable has been set in the AWU’s fight to challenge the validity of this week’s unprecedented police raids launched by the Registered Organisations Commission (ROC) on the union’s Sydney and Melbourne offices.
Thursday, 26 October 2017
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Pro-bono unlawful detention class action launched for people seeking asylum A pro-bono class action has been launched by Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Thursday, 26 October 2017
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Redress scheme legislation welcome, but must remain consistent with Royal Commission recommendations Lawyers have today broadly welcomed progress made by the Federal Government in implementing a national redress scheme.
Wednesday, 25 October 2017
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Federal Court application filed to challenge validity of unprecedented AWU raids Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, who are representing the AWU, have today filed an application and have sought an urgent hearing in the Federal Court to challenge the validity of yesterday’s unprecedented and heavy-handed police raids on the union’s offices.
Wednesday, 18 October 2017
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Brambles a shambles on unpalatable market disclosures Listed logistics company Brambles (ASX:BXB) faces the prospect of a shareholder class action following alleged failures to disclose important company information.
Wednesday, 18 October 2017
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Pokies whistleblower allegations raise serious concerns about Crown Casino Whistleblower allegations aired today in Federal Parliament have raised serious concerns about Crown Casino’s poker machines, systems and its responsibilities to the welfare of players, according to lawyers heading a landmark pokies case.
Monday, 9 October 2017
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
CBA shareholders to file Federal Court class action today The shareholder class action against the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) proposed in late August by Maurice Blackburn Lawyers and litigation funder IMF Bentham, will officially begin today, with a Statement of Claim (SoC) being filed in the Victorian Registry of the Federal Court of Australia.
Monday, 25 September 2017
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Appeal rejected - City Pacific Mortgage victims vindicated Almost two years after a damning judgment against former, City Pacific Ltd CEO, Phil Sullivan and his senior lieutenants who oversaw the failed Gold Coast-based, City Pacific Mortgage Fund, Mr Sullivan’s appeal against the Federal Court decision has been unanimously thrown out.
Wednesday, 20 September 2017
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Super insurance code a good start on reform, but more work needed to ensure fairness A draft Code of Practice for the superannuation and insurance industry released today has made good inroads towards reform, but work is still needed to ensure any final Code is fair and transparent, according to Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.