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The Great Southern case was Victoria’s largest ever class action and involved 22,000 group members and individual plaintiffs. David Crosling/AAP

Great Southern class action calls for debate on lawyers fees

The failed Great Southern class action, which saw lawyers receive substantially more compensation than victims, could be seen as making the case for contingency fees. The Productivity Commission recently…
The Great Southern class action was one of numerous shareholder class actions to have taken place this year. AAP

It’s about money, not morality: how to assess shareholder class actions

Shareholder class actions have become a prominent aspect of the Australian litigation landscape, with suits against blue chip Australian corporations such as Centro, NAB and Telstra. But what do shareholder…

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