Class actions Australia’s ‘fastest-growing species of litigation’ — Lawyers Weekly

Law firms are seeing a big increase in class actions, with many of their major clients alert to the risks of potential suit, a litigation partner has said.

“From a substantive perspective, class actions have unquestionably grown into the fastest-growing species of litigation in Australia in the last decade,” Jason Betts, a commercial litigation partner at Herbert Smith Freehills, told Lawyers Weekly.

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