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Levitt Robinson Special Counsel, Brett Imlay was quoted in an article recently published in the Australian Financial Review in response to proposed changes to the class action regime in the Federal Court of Australia requiring applicants’ solicitors to disclose the funding arrangements of their group members. Brett Imlay said disclosure of fee agreements for applicants could only benefit respondents.

“Respondents should have to justify why they should be given access, but the draft practice note reverses that onus” Mr Imlay said.

Read the whole article by clicking the link below:

http://www.afr.com/business/legal/increasing-class-actions-prompt-new-court-rules-20160216-gmvioa