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Partners, Richard Harris and Janet Whiting, with lawyer Jo Seto, have authored the second edition of Chambers’ Global Practice Guide: Litigation 2019.

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The High Court of Australia has handed down decisions in two proceedings (BMW Australia Ltd v Brewster and Westpac Banking Corporation v Lenthall [2019] HCA 45…

We have for some time now heard comments emanating from the Commissioner of Taxation about their concerns that legal professional privilege (LPP) may be…

The Federal Court decision by Justice Beach in the Myer Holdings Ltd securities class action confirmed that shareholders affected by continuous disclosure…

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) this morning was unsuccessful in Federal Court proceedings it commenced in December 2018 seeking to…

Litigation against financial services entities (commenced by both regulators and individuals) is rapidly increasing in Australia. This is in part a result…

The High Court of Australia has today ruled, in a unanimous joint decision, that the Commissioner of Taxation may use documents subject to legal…

The recent decision of the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Western Australia in Dawson has clarified the role of the Environmental Protection…

The Federal Government has released, for comment, draft legislation extending unfair contract terms regime to insurance contracts...

New Australian whistleblower laws came into effect on 1 July 2019. Here are our top 5 practical challenges facing Australian companies from the new laws and…

On 23 May 2019, the NSW Supreme Court handed down its decision on which of the five shareholder class actions filed against AMP Ltd (AMP) will be allowed to…