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Barrister found guilty of ‘breathtaking’ contempt, cops suspended sentence
Legal Ethics 2022-04-11 2:06 pm By Sam Matthews

A NSW barrister who continued to practice in local courts without a valid certificate has received a suspended prison sentence for criminal contempt, after a […]

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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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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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NSW Bar says former barrister keeps practising, in criminal breach of injunction
Business of Law 2021-09-22 2:19 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A former barrister has continued to practice in local courts without a valid practising certificate, in “very serious” criminal contempt of a court-ordered injunction, the […]

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Facebook tries again to dodge privacy lawsuit in Australia
Privacy & Cybersecurity 2020-09-29 1:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Facebook will press on with its argument that it can’t be sued in Australia by the country’s privacy commissioner for its alleged disclosure of users’ […]

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Facebook can’t escape privacy action with jurisdiction argument
Privacy & Cybersecurity 2020-09-14 2:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

Facebook’s argument that it can’t be sued by the privacy commissioner in Australia has fallen flat, with a judge rejecting the social media giant’s application […]

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