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Silk’s $990 hourly rate trimmed in case against Christian Porter, Sue Chrysanthou
Defamation 2022-01-21 3:20 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A court has made orders trimming the $990 hourly fee charged by a QC while representing Jo Dyer, a friend of the woman who accused […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith hearing plans still in flux, 12 days out from trial
Defamation 2022-01-21 2:40 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Trial plans in accused war criminal Ben Roberts-Smith’s defamation case against Nine have hit another roadblock because of COVID-19 restrictions, less than two weeks before the hearing is set to resume, with the media giant now suggesting a move to Western Australia.

Djokovic’s possible antivax influence ‘not fanciful’, Full Court says
Coronavirus 2022-01-20 4:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

The influence of an unvaccinated “iconic world tennis star” on the young and impressionable was not fanciful, the Full Federal Court has said in reasons for throwing out Novak Djokovic’s challenge to his deportation from Australia.

‘Inherently implausible’: Generic Partners loses fight with Neurim over melatonin drug patent
Intellectual Property 2022-01-20 2:59 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Israeli drug company Neurim Pharmaceuticals has won an eight month extension to apply for a grace period for its melatonin tablet patent to treat children with autism spectrum disorder after Australian company Generic Partners lost its “inherently implausible” opposition to the patent.

Christian Porter, Sue Chrysanthou hit with $430,200 bill in Jo Dyer lawsuit
Defamation 2022-01-19 5:43 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Christian Porter and silk Sue Chrysanthou have been ordered to pay $430,200 in legal costs to Jo Dyer, a friend of the woman who accused […]

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WA Premier can’t shield text messages with AG about Mineralogy bill
Defamation 2022-01-19 4:53 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Clive Palmer has won his bid to view text messages between Western Australian premier Mark McGowan and the state attorney-general discussing a bill to ban […]

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INPEX, JKC settle spat over $45B Ichthys LNG project
Energy & Natural Resources 2022-01-19 11:12 am By Bianca Hrovat

Japanese oil and gas producer INPEX and contractor JKC Australia have settled all claims between them relating to the construction of the $45 billion of […]

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Fraud dooms settlement in art collector’s defamation suit over Telegraph story
Defamation 2022-01-18 12:53 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has rejected an art collector’s bid to enforce a settlement in litigation against the publisher of the Sunday Telegraph over an allegedly defamatory […]

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Banksia funder to be wound up, liquidators to probe potential claims against directorslegal
Class Actions 2022-01-18 1:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

The litigation funder behind a scam to defraud members of a class action over the collapse of Banksia Securities has entered liquidation, and the funder’s […]

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Djokovic to leave Australia after losing court battle over cancelled visa
Coronavirus 2022-01-14 10:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

Last update – Sunday, January 16 Tennis star Novak Djokovic’s challenge to the Immigration Minister’s decision revoking his visa was unanimously dismissed Sunday, clearing the […]

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