Class Actions Landscape Australia

Welcome to our regular series of insights into the rapidly evolving Australian class action landscape, brought to you by the nation's leading class action experts at Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.

Uber appeals unlawful means conspiracy, threshold requirements, the meaning of ‘claims’ in s 33C and whether service on foreign Uber entities should be set aside Read more

The Justice Legislation Miscellaneous Amendments Bill 2019 (Vic) was, on 18 June 2020, passed by the Legislative Council (having previously been passe... Read more

The Justice Legislation Miscellaneous Amendments Bill 2019 (Vic) was, on 18 June 2020, passed by the Legislative Council (having previously been passe... Read more

The Justice Legislation Miscellaneous Amendments Bill 2019 (Vic) was, on 18 June 2020, passed by the Legislative Council (having previously been passe... Read more

What is the duty of solicitors to notify Court of competing (or potentially competing) class actions, and should the resolution of multiplicity issues... Read more

 

Court considers issue of whether settlement administration costs can be deducted, for tax purposes, from interest earned on the settlement sum. Read more

Court considers issue of whether settlement administration costs can be deducted, for tax purposes, from interest earned on the settlement sum. Read more

The Court deals with residual issues, the apportionment of liability and answers to common questions Read more

Court considers whether respondents’ conduct was so unreasonable as to warrant an order for indemnity costs and whether quantification of costs should... Read more

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Approval of settlement, legal costs, and exploring whether the Court has the power to make a ‘common fund’ or ‘expense sharing’ order at settlement. Read more

Settlement, applicants’ legal costs and reimbursement payments approved in the VW ‘Dieselgate’ class action. But can and should the Court make a ‘comm... Read more

As you delve through the cases and information in the latest edition of the CALA Report, it is useful to understand the broader context that surrounds... Read more

The Justice Legislation Miscellaneous Amendments Bill 2019 (Vic) is currently before the Victorian Parliament. Read more

Settlement approval – Funding equalisation mechanism – Power to make common fund orders at settlement approval under s 33V – Desirability of making co... Read more

 

Regulatory proceeding commenced by ASIC – Six week trial due to commence on 9 June 2020 – Related class action to be heard sequentially, with trial sc... Read more

Shareholder class action – Settlement approval – Approval of legal costs and applicant’s reimbursement payment – Whether appropriate to make an order ... Read more

On 17 April 2020, the High Court granted special leave to appeal from the decision of the Court of Appeal in regards to carriage of the AMP shareholde... Read more

This decision arises from the pelvic mesh class actions against Johnson & Johnson. Read more

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