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Supreme Court of Victoria grants first successful application to secure contingency fee class action funding arrangement

Australia - March 3 2022 Allen v G8 Education Limited [2022] VSC 32 is the first successful application for a contingency fee funding arrangement since legislative reform to…

Greg Williams

First contingency fee decision is another example of court discretion over funding class actions

Australia - October 28 2021 The first application for a contingency fee funding arrangement since legislative reform to the Victorian class action regime in June 2020 has been…

Max Carter, Alex Corsaro, Greg Williams

Countdown continues until strict button battery standards become mandatory

Australia - July 22 2021 On 22 June 2022, new mandatory safety and information standards regulating the supply of button batteries - and consumer Products Containing them -…

Max Carter, Alex Corsaro, Alexandra Rose

Reforming Australia’s litigation funding and class actions 06: Common Fund Orders and legislative reform

Australia - May 27 2021 One feature of Australia's lively class actions scene is common fund orders (CFO), which require all class members to pay the litigation funder a…

Max Carter, Alex Corsaro, Greg Williams

Door shut for declassing motion in Richmond Valley Council v Jardine Lloyd Thompson

Australia - April 29 2021 In a class action in Australia, one or more persons (the representative plaintiff) commences proceedings on his or her own behalf, and on behalf of…

Lara Gauss, Christabel Richard -Neville, Greg Williams