LPF, top barrister to fund Dilworth class action

LPF, top barrister to fund Dilworth class action
Rachael Reed QC will be taking on the case pro bono.
BusinessDesk staff
Litigation funder LPF Group, Rachael Reed QC and law firm Wilson Harle have united on a pro bono basis to represent students sexually abused while attending Dilworth School.LPF said it will notify the school and complain to the Human Rights Commission as a precursor to tribunal proceedings. Damages in the human rights tribunal can be capped at $350,000 per complaint but the litigation funders aren’t ruling out moving the case to the high court if necessary. The Dilworth Trust Board had net assets of almost $1 billion at Jan 31,...

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