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Category Archives: Litigation & Dispute Resolution

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You’ve been served. Or have you?

It is a rite of passage for many students to leave submission of an important assignment to the last minute. For some, this habit continues later in life. On […]

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Handshake agreements?

We all love a handshake agreement. Sometimes, even a hug. But, dependable relationships can become a source of constant headaches and nuisance when things turn […]

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Statutory demand: a double edged sword

Statutory demands can be a handy tool in recovering a debt. However, their associated risks are often overlooked in the heat of the moment. Indeed, paying the o […]

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That’s ‘Bazaar’!

Look out retailers … the ACCC is continuing its ‘big brother’ role in the consumer law space. In the recent Electronic Bazaar case1, the ACCC brought an a […]

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The price is (not) right

Although the recent decision of the Fair Work Commission to raise the national minimum wage has caused controversy, in our experience many employers are oblivio […]

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Banks pay attention in class (actions) part 3

Welcome to the third of a 3 part series on bank class actions. Over the past few years a number of class actions have been brought against banks by customers cl […]

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Banks pay attention in class (actions) part 2

Welcome to the second of a 3 part series on bank class actions. Over the past few years a number of class actions have been brought against banks by customers c […]

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Banks pay attention in class (actions) part 1

Welcome to the first of a 3 part series on bank class actions. Over the past few years several class actions have been brought against banks by customers claimi […]

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Controversial Facebook case still in the balance

A landmark decision was handed down in Northern Ireland with the High Court in Belfast deciding to award damages against social media giant Facebook. The cas […]

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ACCC’s pursuit of unconscionable claims

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) recently developed a strategy of targeting businesses engaging in unconscionable conduct in contra […]

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