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Christian Porter loses appeal after silk barred from acting in defamation case
Legal Ethics 2022-07-14 2:58 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Former attorney-general Christian Porter has lost his challenge to a ruling that barred silk Sue Chrysanthou from representing him in his now-settled defamation lawsuit against […]

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Top silk had to take Christian Porter brief under cab rank rule, court hears
Legal Ethics 2022-04-20 8:29 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Former attorney-general Christian Porter has told the Full Court that silk Sue Chrysanthou had to act for him in his defamation action against the ABC […]

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Barrister who sexually harassed clerk has suffered enough, appeals court says
Business of Law 2021-12-22 2:39 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The New South Wales Bar Association has lost an appeal seeking a financial penalty and a professional reprimand against a Sydney barrister for his “poorly […]

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Judge ‘taken aback’ by Maddocks’ settlement stance in $30M negligence case
Professional Negligence 2021-12-20 6:25 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Law firm Maddocks has been ordered to pay more than $1.4 million in indemnity costs for “throwing good money after bad” in failing to consider […]

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Deloitte can’t dodge client’s fraud claims, 16 years after alleged conduct
Tax 2021-12-10 10:01 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Accounting giant Deloitte has lost its bid to throw out a former client’s lawsuit alleging negligence and fraud over a failed interposition under tax law […]

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Law firm must pay $13M for negligence that led to client’s botched Woolworths deal
Professional Negligence 2021-10-29 9:53 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A national law firm has been found liable to pay $13 million in damages for giving negligent advice to a former client that led to […]

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Barrister fights to remain anonymous as NSW Bar seeks stiffer penalty for lewd act
Legal Ethics 2021-10-08 9:20 pm By Bianca Hrovat

An appeals court hearing the case of a barrister who allegedly made a sexual comment to a clerk while intoxicated at a dinner following a […]

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Macarthur-Onslow family feud over ‘undervalued’ Lendlease land shut down by court
Real Estate 2021-08-03 4:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has shut down the latest legal spat between the children of one of Australia’s richest families, finding a lawsuit over a $200 million […]

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Silk Sue Chrysanthou says costs in dispute over Porter brief ‘substantial’
Defamation 2021-07-20 2:00 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Noting that the legal costs of a dispute over whether she could represent federal minister Christian Porter in his defamation case were “substantial”, Sue Chrysanthou […]

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Bar Association says tribunal should have made professional misconduct finding against barrister
Legal Ethics 2021-07-09 6:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

A barrister who allegedly pushed an assistant clerk’s head while making a sexual remark at a professional dinner should have been found to have engaged […]

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