Maurice Blackburn


Lawyers welcome plan to improve mental health care for Victorian first responders

12-Sep-2018 12:55 PM
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have today welcomed plans for landmark reforms to Victoria’s WorkCover system that will help protect the state’s first responders.   Azmeena Hussain, a workplace injury lawyer at Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, said the

Sexual harassment statistics show Australian workplaces still have a long way to go

12-Sep-2018 12:46 PM
Sexual harassment statistics show Australian workplaces still have a long way to go   Shocking statistics released today by the Sex Discrimination Commissioner show Australian workplaces still have a long way to go to stamp out and preven

Maurice Blackburn files class action against Woolworths

11-Sep-2018 9:33 AM
Australia’s leading class action law firm Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, together with litigation funder International Litigation Funding Partners (ILFP), have filed a case against supermarket and retail giant Woolworths (ASX: WOW) in the Federal Court, with estimates the claim could exceed $100 million for aggrieved investors.

Big retailers should be held accountable for the unpaid wages bill of exploited cleaners in their supply chain

04-Sep-2018 6:00 AM
New laws that would see big retailers like Myer, Coles and Woolworths held financially responsible for the exploitation of contracted and subcontracted cleaners are urgently needed, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers will tell a Senate inquiry today.

Angela Williamson case to be referred to Federal Court

17-Aug-2018 1:43 PM
The case of Tasmanian woman Angela Williamson against her former employer Cricket Australia has not resolved after a Fair Work Commission conciliation this morning.

Landmark court decision will bring sick refugee child and family to Australia for medical treatment

03-Jul-2018 2:30 PM
A sick two-year-old refugee girl will be flown to Australia within 48 hours for urgent medical treatment, following a Federal Court decision handed down today.

Media release

20-Jun-2018 12:16 PM
20 June 2018

VMIA and Federal Government must be held to account for failing abuse survivors

18-May-2018 11:00 AM
Lawyers have today blasted a decision from one Victoria’s biggest public insurers to not fund redress scheme payments, saying insurers must meet their responsibilities to abuse survivors and that the decision again demonstrated the Federal Government’s failure to deliver a fair and robust redress scheme.

Clear choice now on table for AMP shareholder action

15-May-2018 7:41 AM
Investors will now have the option of using Australia’s most successful and experienced class actions team – Maurice Blackburn Lawyers – to pursue the high-profile corporate conduct failings at AMP. The newly announced action has a funding commission of 12.5%.

New Victorian laws for national redress scheme will provide important choice for survivors seeking justice

08-May-2018 4:57 PM
Lawyers who represent abuse survivors have welcomed the introduction of new laws that pave the way for Victorian survivors to access a national redress scheme

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