Gordon Legal, which previously ran a $1.8bn class action, hopes federal government will reach out-of-court settlement offering further compensation

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The law firm behind the $1.8bn robodebt class action says it is prepared to launch a fresh civil case alleging misfeasance in public office, potentially against former ministers and public servants, unless a settlement for further compensation is reached.

Peter Gordon, a senior partner at Gordon Legal, confirmed on Tuesday the firm had written to the Albanese government seeking to address wrongs that weren’t compensated by the original case.

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