Most Recent
Guthrie files action against ABC over her sacking
Employment October 18, 2018 9:37 pm By Christine Caulfield

Former ABC boss Michelle Guthrie has launched legal proceedings over her firing last month from the ABC, making an adverse action claim against the broadcaster. […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
Sarah Hanson-Young slams Leyonhjelm truth defence as fabrication
Defamation October 18, 2018 8:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

Senator Sarah Hanson-Young has accused Senator David Leyonhjelm of using parliamentary privilege and fabricated remarks to shut down a defamation case she lodged in August. […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
Roberts-Smith seeks suppression of ‘scandalous’ Fairfax defence in defamation case
Defamation October 12, 2018 10:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

Decorated war hero Ben Roberts-Smith wants to suppress Fairfax’s defence in a highly contentious defamation case, saying the media company wanted the “scandalous and vexatious” […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
US sports site tackles Aussie rival with IP suit
Intellectual Property October 9, 2018 4:42 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A US sports news website founded by former Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter featuring content by athletes has filed a lawsuit alleging an Australian sports site […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
HarperCollins can’t duck deep sleep defamation case
Defamation October 8, 2018 4:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

HarperCollins has lost its bid for summary dismissal of a defamation lawsuit brought¬†against it by two psychiatrists at the centre of the deep sleep therapy […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
Judge fines The Australian $155,000 for contempt over Setka article
Media October 2, 2018 9:26 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian has been hit with a $155,000 fine for publishing an article referring to the criminal convictions of CFMMEU official John Setka despite repeated […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
Sydney Theatre Company waited 18 months before acting on Geoffrey Rush sexual harassment claim, court hears
Defamation September 26, 2018 10:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

A lawyer for Geoffrey Rush told a judge Wednesday that the Sydney Theatre Company did not respond to allegations of sexual harassment by Geoffrey Rush […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
HarperCollins looks to put deep sleep therapy defamation case to bed
Defamation September 26, 2018 8:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

HarperCollins has asked the Federal Court to toss a defamation case brought against it by two psychiatrists at the centre of the deep sleep therapy […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
Ex-ABC boss hires Johnson Winter & Slattery partner
Employment September 25, 2018 11:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

Sacked ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie has hired Johnson Winter & Slattery employment heavyweight Ruveni Kelleher and a prominent Sydney barrister as she weighs her […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.
Craig McLachlan can serve subpoenas on accusers, judge rules
Defamation September 21, 2018 8:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

A barrister for a group of people set to give evidence against Craig McLachlan at his upcoming defamation trial lost a bid Friday to suppress […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content. Already a subscriber? Login here. Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.