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University seeks damages from "whistleblower" academic

Murdoch University is seeking compensation for a dip in international student enrolments and damage to its reputation in a cross-claim against an academic who is accusing it of retaliatory adverse action over alleged public interest disclosures to the media.




Court orders former manager to cough-up electronic files

The Supreme Court has ordered a school uniform importer and manufacturer's former business development manager suspected of taking confidential information with her when she left to start her own business to hand over digital files for inspection.

Harrison unveils surprise weapon in salacious Seven West case

Gagged former Seven West Media executive assistant Amber Harrison today raised the stakes significantly in the wake of her affair with CEO Tim Worner when high-profile barrister Julian Burnside QC appeared on her behalf to argue that a cross claim alleging the network failed to provide her with a safe working environment should be heard in the Federal Court.

Freehills wins injunction to restrain partners who moved to rival

The NSW Supreme Court has granted Freehills an interlocutory injunction stopping eight outgoing partners from taking clients or enticing former colleagues to take up partnerships or employment at rival law firm White & Case after they retired as a group last week.

Seven boss's former lover told unions off-limits

Former Seven West Media executive assistant Amber Harrison, whose affair with chief executive Tim Worner has seen the company in damage control for the past two months, was warned off talking to any trade union representatives about the circumstances of her departure as part of a deed agreed between the parties on her exit.

Seven West says Harrison breaching deed, employment contract

Seven West Media is today seeking to permanently gag former executive assistant Amber Harrison, arguing that by disclosing company information and discussing her affair with chief executive Tim Worner she is breaching not only a settlement deed but continuing obligations under her contract of employment.