Salem v Uber Technologies Inc & Ors (S ECI 2020 01834) (Salem Proceeding) is a group proceeding brought on behalf of persons who hold a claim that had vested in or been assigned, devolved or transferred to them prior to 20 April 2020 from a person who would otherwise have been a group member in the Andrianakis Proceeding.
Andrianakis v Uber Technologies Inc & Ors (S ECI 2019 01926) (Andrianakis Proceeding) is a group proceeding (class action) brought on behalf of persons who were taxi-cab or hire car drivers, operators or licence holders during periods within 2014 to 2017. Both group proceedings are brought against a group of Australian and international Uber entities and alleges that they engaged in conspiracy by unlawful means, causing the group members to suffer a loss of the equity value of taxi licences and loss of income.
The Salem Proceeding, Andrianakis Proceeding and a non-class action proceeding commenced by Taxi Apps Pty Ltd (S ECI 2020 01585) are being jointly managed by the Honourable Justice Nichols.
Please see important information about registration and opting out below.
If you are, or you think that you may be a group member, you should read the documents below carefully. The Notice (a copy of which is below) contains important information about your rights to (1) register your interest in the proceeding or (2) opt out of the proceeding.
In summary, if you fall within the definition of a group member:
• You must register your interest in accordance with the Notice by Monday, 2 October 2023 to be eligible to receive compensation if there is a settlement between the parties at the upcoming mediation. For further information on how to register, please refer to paragraphs 14 – 20 in the Notice below.
• You will remain a group member unless you take steps to opt out by Monday, 2 October 2023. For further information about opting out, please refer to paragraphs 23 – 28 in the Notice below.
The definition of a “group member” is set out in the Notice.
Ruling of the Honourable Justice Nichols dated 21 July 2023
Ruling of the Honourable Justice Nichols dated 20 February 2023
Amended Defence filed 9 August 2022
Second Further Amended Statement of Claim filed 1 July 2022
Consolidated Class Action Summary Statement filed 26 April 2021
Ruling of the Honourable Justice Macaulay dated 23 December 2020