Lockouts case highlights concerns for free speech in NSW

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Levitt Robinson has acted for a prominent not-for-profit organisation in a last-minute effort to oppose the NSW Police Commissioner shutting down an anti-lockouts rally. Anti-lockouts advocacy organisation Keep Sydney Open had planned to hold a rally in Kings Cross on the evening of Saturday 21 January 2017 to protest the NSW government’s “lockout laws”, a… Read more »

Palm Island Class Action Victory

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The Federal Court has ruled in favour of the “Palm Island Class Action” brought by Levitt Robinson on behalf of lead applicants Lex, Agnes and Cecilia Wotton on Monday 5 December 2016, with a total of $220,000 in compensation being awarded to the three lead applicants, and the Court paving the way for more compensation… Read more »

Binding Clients in Contract

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By Ben Brady, Associate, and Daniel Meyerowitz-Katz, Solicitor, Levitt Robinson* A version of this article was published in the December 2015 edition of the Law Society of NSW Journal Every lawyer spends a vast amount of time negotiating one sort of agreement or another on behalf of clients. The extent to which a lawyer is… Read more »

Stephen Pavlovic responds to Tame Impala unpaid royalties allegations

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Ben Butler and Christine Lacy reported in the Australian on 2 June 2015 that Levitt Robinson client Stephen Pavlovic is being sued in New York by music publishing company BMG, in relation to mechanical royalties for the distribution of Tame Impala records which are allegedly unpaid. BMG have also brought proceedings against record label Modular… Read more »