Michael Legg

University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law

Kensington, New South Wales 2052

Australia

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

Litigation Funding in Australia

UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2010-12
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Mar 2010
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law, Clayton Utz, Clayton Utz and Clayton Utz
Downloads 493 (56,370)

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General Law, Litigation Funding

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The Future of Dispute Resolution: Online ADR and Online Courts

Forthcoming – Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2016-71
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 05 Oct 2016
Michael Legg
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 487 (57,297)
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online dispute resolution; online courts; alternative dispute resolution; technology; access to justice

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The Australian Business Judgment Rule after ASIC v. Rich: Balancing Director Authority and Accountability

Adelaide Law Review, Vol. 34, No. 2, 2014
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Oct 2014
Michael Legg and Dean Jordan
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law and Clayton Utz
Downloads 404 (72,141)

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Business judgment rule, ASIC, Australia, Director, Liability

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New Skills for New Lawyers: Responding to Technology and Practice Developments

The Future of Australian Legal Education (Thomson Reuters 2018), UNSW Law Research No. 18-51
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 Aug 2018
Michael Legg
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 264 (115,525)

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legal profession, Law Society of New South Wales, Future of Law and Innovation in the Profession, “practice-ready” graduate, lawyers, NewLaw, virtual law firms, law students

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Discovery in the Information Age - The Interaction of ESI, Cloud Computing and Social Media with Discovery, Depositions and Privilege

UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2012-11
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 May 2012
Michael Legg and Lara Dopson
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
Downloads 172 (173,979)

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What Price Investor Protection? Class Actions vs. Corporate Rescue

Insolvency Law Journal, Vol. 17, p. 185, 2009
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 May 2010
Jason Harris and Michael Legg
The University of Sydney Law School and University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 159 (186,198)

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Workouts, Bankruptcy, Corporate Insolvency, Reorganisation, Sons Of Gwalia, Shareholder Class Actions, Centro

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Reconciling Litigation Funding and the Opt Out Group Definition in Federal Court of Australia Class Actions -- The Need for a Legislative Common Fund Approach

(2011) 30 Civil Justice Quarterly 52
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Oct 2014
Michael Legg
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 131 (218,066)

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Legg, Australia, Class actions, Litigation funding, closed class, United States, common fund

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Appropriate Dispute Resolution and the Role of Litigation

(2013) 38 Australian Bar Review
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 08 Oct 2014
Michael Legg and Sera Mirzabegian
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law and 10th Floor Selborne/Wentworth Chambers
Downloads 102 (261,586)

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Litigation, ADR, enforcement, disclosure, search orders, freezing orders

9.

Class Actions, Litigation Funding and Access to Justice

UNSW Law Research Paper No. 17-57
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 Sep 2017
Michael Legg
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 101 (263,302)

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Victorian Law Reform Commission, VLRC, Access to Justice, Litigation Funding, Group Proceedings, Class Actions, Civil Justice System

10.

UNSW Law Mini-Curriculum Review Report on Technology and the Law School Curriculum

UNSW Law Research Paper No. 17-90
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 21 Dec 2017
Michael Legg
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 98 (268,673)
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curriculum review, law, technology, UNSW Law, UNSW, FinTech, RegTech, Startup Law, Law hackathon, Law school

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High Court of Australia Employs Case Management and 'Overriding Purpose' to Resolve Dispute Over Mistaken Provision of Privileged Documents in Discovery

(2014) 33(2) Civil Justice Quarterly 115
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 Oct 2014
Michael Legg
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Legg, Australia, Case management, Disclosure, Mistake, New South Wales, Overriding purpose, Privilege, Waiver

12.

Reconciling the Goals of Minimising Cost and Delay with the Principle of a Fair Trial in the Australian Civil Justice System

(2014) 33(2) Civil Justice Quarterly 157
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Oct 2014
Michael Legg
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 89 (285,820)

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Legg, Australia, Case management, Civil procedure, Fairness, New South Wales, Overriding objective, Right to fair trial

13.

Current Trends in Australian Shareholder Class Actions - Presentation to Australian Insurance Law Association

UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2015-72
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 28 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2015
Michael Legg
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 87 (289,968)

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Shareholder class action; litigation funding; causation; settlement

14.

The Federal Court of Australia's Fast Track

UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2012-12
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 01 May 2012
Michael Legg
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 76 (314,514)

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Shareholder Class Actions in Australia - The Perfect Storm?

(2008) 31 (3) UNSW Law Journal 669
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Oct 2014
Michael Legg
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Legg, Shareholder Class Action, Consumers, Institutional Investors, Misleading and deceptive Conduct, s1041H Corporations Act, Continuous Disclosure, Compensation, ASIC, Litigation Funding

16.

Class Action Settlement Distribution in Australia: Compensation on the Merits or Rough Justice?

(2016) 16 Macquarie Law Journal 89.
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Sep 2016
Michael Legg
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 39 (428,533)

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class actions, settlement distribution, compensation, rough justice

17.

Shareholder Activism: Consumerism, Class Actions and Litigation Funding

AMPLA Yearbook 2006
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Oct 2014
Graeme Gurney and Michael Legg
Clayton Utz and University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 36 (440,772)

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Securities, Class Action, Legg, Gurney, Sons of Gwalia, Litigation Funding, Campbells Cash and Carry

18.

Economic Guidelines for Awarding Exemplary Damages

Monash University Law Review (Vol 30, No 2 '04)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 08 Oct 2014
Michael Legg
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 32 (458,083)

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Legg, Deterrence, Optimal Deterrence, Exemplary Damages, Punitive Damages, Economic Theory, Australia, United States

19.

The New South Wales Representative Proceeding: A Class Action Half-Way House

(2008) 12 UWS Law Review 176
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2014
Michael Legg, Vanessa McBride and Samuel Clark
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law, Clayton Utz and Clayton Utz
Downloads 28 (477,402)

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Class action, Legg, Uniform Civil Procedure Rules, UCPR, Representative proceedings, New South Wales

20.

Discovery and Particulars of Group Members in Class Actions

Australian Bar Review, Volume 36, 2012
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 Oct 2014
Michael Legg
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 25 (493,417)

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Legg, Particulars, Discovery, Group Members, Class Actions, P Dawson Nominees, Finkelstein, Meaden, Pathway Investments, Regent Holdings

21.

Fiduciary Obligations of Lawyers in Australian Class Actions: Conflicts between Duties

(2014) 37 UNSW Law Journal 914
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 24 Jul 2018
Simone Degeling and Michael Legg
UNSW Australia - Faculty of Law and University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 22 (510,483)

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Fiduciary obligations, class actions, civil procedure

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Entrepreneurs and Figureheads - Addressing Multiple Class Actions and Conflicts of Interest

University of New South Wales Law Journal, Vol. 32, No. 3, 2009
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 Oct 2014
Michael Legg
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Legg, Centro, Class action, Litigation Funding, Finkelstein, US, PSLRA, FCA Act, Conflicts of Interest

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Class Action Settlements, Opt-Out and Class Closure: Fiduciary Conflicts

(2017) 11 Journal of Equity 319
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 24 Jul 2018
Simone Degeling and Michael Legg
UNSW Australia - Faculty of Law and University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Fiduciary Duties, Class Actions

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 18
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Litigation Nation - Revisiting Contingency Fees, Litigation Funding and Class Action Fees in Australia - Book Review of Lawyer Barons: What Their Contingency Fees Really Cost America by Lester Brickman

(2012) 20 Tort Law Journal 21
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 Oct 2014
Michael Legg
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Legg, Lester Brickman, Lawyer Barons, Contingency Fees, Litigation Funding, Class Action, Australia