CASE NOTE: Conditional Costs Strengthened by Victorian Decision

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Daniel Meyerowitz-Katz: A recent decision by the Victorian Court of Appeal was a victory for people with strong legal claims but without the means to pursue them. In the case of Mainieri v Cirillo [2014] VSCA 227, their Honours Nettle, Hansen, and Santamaria JJA delivered the most authoritative judgement to date on the vexed issue of contingent… Read more »

Queensland newspaper calls for ASIC to be scrapped over Storm Financial debacle

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Levitt Robinson Solicitors was mentioned in a report in Queensland’s Sunday Mail dated 28 September 2014, entitled ‘Bank of Queensland $20m compo payout a hollow win for Storm Financial victims’. The report related to the $22.1 million settlement achieved by Levitt Robinson on behalf of its clients in a class action lawsuit against the Bank of Queensland over… Read more »

NOTICE: Levitt Robinson settles class action against Bank of Queensland

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As the Bank of Queensland (BOQ) announced in a press release to the Australian Stock Exchange on Monday 22 September, the Bank has agreed to a $22.1 million settlement of the class action proceedings brought by Levitt Robinson on behalf of Storm Financial clients. The settlement has been widely covered in the news media, with mentions in… Read more »

EVENT: We Don’t Want Two Laws, One White, One Black

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LEX Wotton, the Indigenous Australian who was sent to two years jail for leading the Palm Island riots in 2004 is set to speak publicly for the first time since his 2008 incarceration for ‘riot causing damage’. As a guest speaker at an event at Macquarie University on Tuesday night (16 September 2014), Mr Wotton will speak about… Read more »