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Canberra eyed as possible new venue for Ben Roberts-Smith’s defamation trial
Trials 2021-07-23 10:53 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Canberra has been floated as a potential new venue for the trial in former SAS soldier Ben Roberts-Smith’s defamation case as Sydney’s COVID-19 outbreak worsens, […]

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Seven launches courtroom battle to save ‘7Now’ trade mark
Intellectual Property 2021-07-23 1:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Seven Network has filed Federal Court proceedings after convenience store chain 7-Eleven succeeded in having its ‘7NOW’ trade mark removed for non-use.

Sydney man defamed by Fairfax hit-and-run story loses bid to up damages 
Defamation 2021-07-22 10:24 pm By Bianca Hrovat

An appeals court  has thrown out an appeal by a Sydney man who sought greater damages for being incorrectly named in media reports as the […]

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Nine wants subpoenas thrown out in Ben Roberts-Smith defamation case
Defamation 2021-07-21 3:40 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Media company Nine, which is facing defamation claims from Ben Roberts-Smith over articles accusing him of war crimes, has asked the court to set aside […]

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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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Ben Roberts-Smith trial to resume with evidence from four Afghan witnesses
Defamation 2021-07-19 4:07 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Four witnesses who allegedly saw Ben Roberts-Smith kick a handcuffed man off a cliff in Afghanistan will give evidence next week in the war veteran’s […]

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Trial in Ben Roberts-Smith case may move from Sydney as COVID-19 lockdown drags on
Trials 2021-07-14 10:11 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Trial in the defamation case by war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith against Nine may face additional delays or be transferred out of Sydney after the NSW […]

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Sky News, Jacinta Price hit with defamation suit by news outlet over domestic violence claims
Defamation 2021-07-14 4:22 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Independent online news outlet First Nations Telegraph has filed defamation proceedings against News Corp’s 24-hour news channel Sky News Australia and Alice Springs deputy mayor […]

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Christian Porter says no superior public interest in airing ABC’s defamation defence
Defamation 2021-07-09 7:15 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Media companies seeking access to the ABC’s unredacted defence in a now-settled defamation case brought by Christian Porter told a judge the principle of open […]

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Barilaro plans ‘wholesale attack’ on Youtuber Jordan Shanks’ truth defence
Defamation 2021-07-09 2:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro will seek to strike out YouTube star Jordan Shanks’ defence to a defamation lawsuit which argues the imputation that the […]

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