Everything You Need to Know About Class Actions in Australia

Lawyers Weekly Live Panel Webcast

Forensic & Litigation Consulting

October 9, 2019

Length: 60 Minutes

It’s been over 25 years since class actions were introduced in Australia. With the current political environment, it is a good time to look at the class action market, the concepts of access to justice and the future of class actions in Australia.

This panel webinar hosted by Lawyers Weekly live dives into the nature and status of class action matters in Australia, the emergence of domestic and international litigation funders, the sociopolitical, technological and professional issues currently giving rise to such class actions across the country, and – more broadly – why class actions are such an integral part of our cultural and legal environments. Watch FTI Consulting's Dawna Wright give her expert perspective on the challenges of assessing damages in shareholder class actions.

Panellist:

Dawna Wright
Senior Managing Director

Dawna Wright is a Senior Managing Director and Leader of the Australian Forensic Accounting and Advisory Services practice of FTI Consulting. Dawna has over 20 years of experience in auditing and forensic accounting, including several years as a Partner leading the Victorian Forensic practice at Deloitte, and five years as a Forensic partner at an independent boutique advisory firm.

Other panellists include:

  • Neill Brennan - Managing Director - Augusta Ventures
  • Jason Betts - Partner - Herbert Smith Freehills

Moderator: Jerome Doraisamy - Journalist - Lawyers Weekly

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