Class actions

What we do

We are experienced in advising and acting on large-scale class actions, multi-plaintiff claims and litigation-funded claims.

How we help

Our team provides tailored advice and solutions on the procedural and substantive complexities arising from class actions and litigation funding arrangements.  We use our experience in large-scale litigation and our pragmatic and commercial approach to provide strategic advice and advocacy that achieves our clients’ objectives.

We also advise industry bodies and other clients on strategic and legal risk in this rapidly-evolving area.

Experience

  • defending former directors of Feltex in the liability and loss phase of the $200m litigation funded class action brought on behalf of more than 3,600 shareholder claimants arising from the Feltex IPO in 2004

  • acting for a major bank facing a litigation-funded class action brought by investors following the collapse of Ross Asset Management, a financial adviser revealed to have been operating a Ponzi scheme

  • acting for a corporate trustee defending a litigation-funded claim brought by the receivers of Capital+Merchant Finance Ltd following its collapse owing investors around $170m

  • acting for a corporate trustee defending a class action brought by investors following the collapse of LDC Finance Ltd resulting in investor losses of over $20m