Maurice Blackburn Media Statements

Thursday, 30 July 2015
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New Queensland Cash Converters class action launched today A new Queensland class action has been filed against Australia’s biggest payday lender Cash Converters, over fresh claims it imposed charges exceeding the legal limits upon tens of thousands of financially struggling Queenslanders.
Tuesday, 28 July 2015
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Statement on Dimity Paul and State Government inquiry into workplace bullying The Andrews Government has now released its report into allegations of bullying and intimidation by Adem Somyurek, State Government minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade.
Friday, 24 July 2015
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Court proceedings to be filed against Federal Attorney General to stop divorce fee hike for families Maurice Blackburn Lawyers will today file proceedings in the Federal Court in a bid to stop a regulation introduced by Federal Attorney General George Brandis that has seen a substantial hike in court fees in the Family Court to file a divorce and to issue a subpoena.
Friday, 24 July 2015
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Specialised first aid for motorcyclists – coming to a town near you Motorcyclists wanting to brush up on their first aid skills and learn about accident scene management are invited to attend an affordable first aid management course to be held this year in local towns and cities.
Monday, 29 June 2015
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Lawyers for asbestos clients welcomes NSW Mr Fluffy plan Leading asbestos law firm Maurice Blackburn has welcomed the NSW Government’s $250 million voluntary buyback scheme for Mr Fluffy affected homeowners, saying it will provide some much-needed relief to families.
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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Cash Converters borrowers get early class action payday A $23 million in-principle settlement has been secured by Australia’s leading class action team at Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, for around 37,500 New South Wales Cash Converters customers after they were charged up to 633 per cent interest on short-term loans.
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.