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Class Actions

Class actions allow “classes” of people with similar legal claims against the same defendant to group their multiple claims together into a single action.

What we offer 

For group members in a potential class action often, trying to get their lawyers to take positive steps to advance the action

can feel like a slow merry-go-round. With some of the country’s most experienced class action lawyers, Levitt Robinson is well equipped to advise you on your legal position, your rights and obligations, the appropriate funding model, and all the options available to get a positive outcome. 

Unique funding model

At Levitt Robinson, we can offer an alternative to litigation funding: our unique funding model.  ​We also have strong relationships with commercial litigation funders, and we have a record of conducting class actions on a “no win, no fee” basis.  

Current Class Actions 

Aveo Class Action 

To read the Notice of Proposed Settlement and the Notice of Objection to Proposed Settlement, click here.

United Petroleum

In October 2022 Levitt Robinson filed a Class Action in the Supreme Court of Victoria against United Petroleum Franchise Pty Ltd and its director Avi Silver. If you were a United Petroleum franchisee or guarantor in the period October 2016 to October 2022 you may be entitled to participate in the proceeding.  Levitt Robinson is considering expanding the claim to include United Petroleum commission agents. To learn more, click here.

Banksia Hill Class Action

Alexandra Walters & Ors v State of Western Australia and Anor (WAD224/2022)

Thousands of young people held in juvenile detention have sued the State of Western Australia for compensation relating to their treatment in detention. To learn more, or to register for the action, please click here to find out more or to register for the action. 

Wadeye Class Action

Patrick Cumaiyi & Ors v Northern Territory of Australia and Anor (NTD36/2019)

This claim relates to the Northern Territory government's failure to provide adequate health, interpreting and/or translation services to the community. If you have experienced difficulty obtaining medical care, interpreting or translation services in Wadeye or any of the surrounding communities (Palumpa, Peppimenarti, Daly River), please click  here to learn more and/or register to participate in the class action.  

Panguna Mine Class Action

Residents of Bougainville Island in Papua New Guinea have instructed us to claim compensation for environmental damage caused by the operation of the Panguna gold and copper mine on their island.   

Fines Enforcement Class Action

Sherona Roe and Davin Ferreira as Co-Administrators of the Estate of the Late Ms Julieka Dhu & Ors v the State of Western Australia & Anor (WAD5/2022)

This claim concerns the death in custody of a 22-year old Aboriginal woman, imprisoned for unpaid fines. She was subjected to "appalling and inhumane" treatment in police custody, which resulted in her death. If you or someone you know has been imprisoned for unpaid fines, click here to register in the action. 

Wotton v State of Queensland (No. 5)

Residents of Palm Island have claimed for "racist" and "vilifying" media reports. "Palm Island recipients of compensation … were largely vilified and great offence was caused to them by virtue of the suggestion that they were not entitled to receive that money, that they were spending it irresponsibly."  - Senior Partner, Stewart Levitt

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