SurfStitch Class Action Update

SurfStitch Class Action Update


Proceedings 2017/193375 & 2017/347082

22 November 2019

On 12 November 2019 the Supreme Court of New South Wales ordered the Plaintiffs’ in the SurfStitch Class Actions to file all its supporting material in respect of the Settlement Approval Application.

Due to delays associated with various evidence comprising that material, the 22 November deadline has been postponed by the Court with all parties consent to 26 November 2019.

The date by which the Defendants and Contradictor must file their reply material has also been postponed by the same timeframe to 3 December 2019.

The deadline for registering to participate in the settlement, opting out, or objecting to the settlement remains to be 4pm AEDT on 11 December 2019 (Participation Deadline).

Please review our home page, and previous updates for more details about the SurfStitch Class Actions. If you fit the description of a ‘group member’, you should review Annexure D immediately, and decide what to do well before the Participation Deadline.

Should you have any queries, please contact a member of our team.

Glenn McGowan QC

Partner & Chief Counsel

Rebecca Di Rago


This update does not constitute legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. It is intended only to provide a summary and general overview on matters of interest and it is not intended to be comprehensive. You should seek legal or other professional advice before acting or relying on any of the content.