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Managing competing class actions

Lunchtime Series  25 June, 2021

Hon Justice Michael Lee, Federal Court of Australia

Dixson Room, Mitchell Wing, NSW State Library

01:00PM to 02:00PM

BECAUSE OF THE CURRENT COVID RESTRICTIONS BOOKINGS FOR THIS SEMINAR HAVE CLOSED.

The seminar will cover the following key points:

• Multiplicity and Pt IVA of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 (Cth) — how did we get here and where are we going?

• Reflecting on the High Court’s decision in Wigmans v AMP Ltd [2021] HCA 7; (2021) 388 ALR 272.

• The multifactorial analysis at play — considering CJMcG Pty Ltd as Trustee for the CJMcG Superannuation Fund v Boral Limited (No 2) [2021] FCA 350.

• Can funders ever ‘win’ against the ‘no-win/no-fee’ model? A reflection on funding developments and the issue of multiplicity.

• Time and place — managing competing class actions across different forums and the importance of communication. 

• Minimising cost and maximising efficiency in class action litigation.


Registration at the Library opens at 12.30pm. Lunch will be served.

The seminar begins at 1.00pm


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