Maurice Blackburn


Westpac to face first post Royal Commission class action - media conference alert

21-Feb-2019 8:15 AM
The first class action against a big four bank since the publication of the Hayne Royal Commission Report has been filed today in the Federal Court, with Australia’s leading class action law firm Maurice Blackburn Lawyers taking on Westpac for providing loans in breach of responsible lending laws.

Uber class action gathering pace throughout Queensland

08-Feb-2019 3:24 PM
Taxi and limousine drivers, operators and licence owners will gather at Brothers Rugby, Crosby Park in Albion today, as part of a series of public meetings taking place across the country this week for those looking to start a class action against Uber for operating unlawfully.

QLD limousine and taxi industries unite for Uber class action

07-Feb-2019 1:23 PM
Taxi and limousine drivers, operators and licence owners will meet in Brisbane this Friday morning as they look to join hundreds of other Queenslanders that have already signed up to a national class action against Uber for operating unlawfully.

Lawyers for sick refugees express disappointment over stalled Nauru bill, but says fight is not over

06-Dec-2018 6:05 PM
Social justice law firm Maurice Blackburn says it is disappointed that a bill to get children and sick adults out of offshore detention for medical assessment and treatment in Australia has failed to pass the Australian Parliament today.

Uber class action media conference alert – TODAY, 10:30 Wednesday 28 November 2018, in Melbourne

28-Nov-2018 9:05 AM
Class action against Uber expands across the country

Class action against Uber gets a lift across the country

28-Nov-2018 6:15 AM
Class action experts Maurice Blackburn Lawyers will expand its class action against Uber nationwide, with the Victorian Supreme Court claim to now also encompass taxi and hire car drivers, operators and licence owners in Queensland, New South Wales and Western Australia.

Cash Converters class action trial begins with $16.4m settlement

22-Oct-2018 12:28 PM
Day one of the class action trial alleging payday lending giant Cash Converters acted unconscionably and unlawfully in imposing astronomical interest rates on short term loans on Queensland borrowers, has begun with Cash Converters agreeing to a $16.4 million settlement of one part of the claim.

Victorian call for national silicosis register welcome

12-Oct-2018 12:54 PM
Lawyers for silicosis sufferers have today welcomed reports the Victorian Government will push for the urgent establishment of a national silicosis register to keep workers safe.

Melbourne abortion clinic and legal centre argue case for safe access zone laws in High Court challenge

08-Oct-2018 11:54 AM
Laws that protect the dignity, safety and privacy of women seeking reproductive healthcare should be upheld, the High Court will hear in a case set to begin in Canberra tomorrow.

Victorian woman wins court challenge against IVF laws

21-Sep-2018 4:59 PM
A Victorian woman will be able to try and conceive a child through IVF and donor sperm after successfully challenging a law that required her to obtain the consent of her estranged husband to undergo the procedure.

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