The parties to the Bonsoy class action agreed to settle in November 2014.

The application for the Court's approval of the Bonsoy class action settlement was heard before Justice J Forrest on 25 February 2015. On 7 May 2015, his Honour approved the settlement. At a case management conference on 16 December 2017, his Honour made orders for initial distribution from the Settlement Distribution Fund to group members.

The Settlement Scheme

The settlement scheme, which sets out in detail the process for assessing individual claims and the manner in which the settlement sum will be distributed.

Case schedule

This matter will be listed for a case management conference early next year. The practitioners will advise the Court when the case management conference is required.

Court supervision of the settlement distribution process

Since the terms of the settlement were approved, the Court has held case management conferences to supervise the settlement distribution process.

Listen to Justice J Forrest approve settlement on 7 May 2015

Below are the most recent orders the Court has made in the course of the supervision process.

 

Settlement scheme, orders and reasons for judgment and court supervision
  • 24/01/2017
    BONSOY Ruling of Justice J Forrest
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  • 16/12/2016
    BONSOY Transcript of Case Management Conference
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  • 16/12/2016
    BONSOY Orders of Justice J Forrest
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  • 10/11/2016
    BONSOY Special Referee's report of Mr John David White
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  • 08/11/2016
    BONSOY Ruling of Justice J Forrest
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  • 07/11/2016
    BONSOY Orders of Justice J Forrest 4 Nov 2016 & Ruling published 8 Nov 2016
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  • 02/11/2016
    BONSOY Affidavit of Ms Irina Lubomirska
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  • 05/08/2016
    BONSOY Orders of Associate Justice Daly
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  • 27/07/2016
    BONSOY Orders of Justice J Forrest
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  • 21/07/2016
    BONSOY Ruling of Justice J Forrest
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  • 22/06/2016
    BONSOY Orders of Justice J Forrest & Associate Justice Daly
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  • 20/06/2016
    BONSOY Affidavit of Ms Irina Lubomirska
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  • 28/07/2015
    Bonsoy class action settlement - Settlement Scheme
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  • 08/05/2015
    BONSOY Orders of Justice J Forrest
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  • 07/05/2015
    BONSOY Reasons of Justice J Forrest for judgment
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