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Ben Roberts-Smith wins bid to split his case in upcoming defamation trial
Defamation 2021-05-26 3:01 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Ben Roberts-Smith has won approval to split his case at the upcoming trial in his defamation case against three publishers over articles accusing him of […]

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Roberts-Smith wiped laptop with USB content after he was told to retain files, court told
Defamation 2021-05-25 2:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

War veteran Ben Roberts-Smith “wiped” a laptop last month containing possible national secrets found on USB sticks retrieved from his former home, the judge overseeing […]

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Peter V’landys loses defamation case against ABC over racehorse cruelty report
Defamation 2021-05-14 5:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

Racing NSW CEO Peter V’landys AM has lost his defamation case against the ABC, with a judge rejecting allegations a 7.30 segment, which revealed racehorses […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith accused of threatening ex-wife ahead of defamation trial
Defamation 2021-04-29 7:18 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Ben Roberts-Smith threatened legal action against his ex-wife, who is set to give evidence against him in an upcoming defamation trial, if she disclosed information […]

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Fairfax can’t add new claims of ‘very serious criminal misconduct’ in Ben Roberts-Smith’s case
Defamation 2021-04-23 5:33 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge overseeing Ben Roberts-Smith’s defamation case against Fairfax has refused a bid by the publisher to bolster its defence with further allegations of criminal […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith’s ex-wife will testify that he lied about matters central to defamation case
Defamation 2021-03-17 2:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

The former wife of war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith will testify at an upcoming hearing that he lied about matters that are “centrally relevant” to his […]

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Lawyer gets greenlight to file late defamation suit against Ten
Defamation 2021-03-16 5:22 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Sydney solicitor has won an extension of time to file a defamation case against Network Ten after an appeals court found he had valid […]

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Lawyer accused of ‘abysmal arrogance’ wins appeal of $360,000 defamation award
Appeals 2021-02-24 11:35 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A lawyer who a judge accused of “abysmal arrogance and sense of privilege” has won her appeal of a ruling ordering her to pay $360,000 […]

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Chau Chak Wing awarded $590,000 in defamation case against ABC, Nine
Defamation 2021-02-02 12:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

Chinese businessman Dr Chau Chak Wing has been awarded $590,000 in a Federal Court judgment that found an ABC Four Corner’s report contained “untrue and […]

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News of Chau Chak Wing’s defamation win can’t be used by publishers in defence of reputation damage
Defamation 2021-01-15 2:57 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has shot down a bid by Nine, the ABC and a high-profile journalist to use articles reporting on Dr Chau Chak Wing’s $280,000 […]

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