Most Recent
Murdoch coughs up $1.3M in Crikey’s legal costs of defamation case
Defamation 2023-08-22 11:07 pm By Sam Matthews

Fox News CEO Lachlan Murdoch has paid $1.3 million to Crikey publisher Private Media for costs incurred successfully defending his defamation suit. Murdoch’s lawyer John […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Contact us to enquire about group subscriptions.

Judge rejects Seven’s ‘most unusual request’ to correct judgment in Roberts-Smith case
Defamation 2023-08-18 1:57 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has rejected a request by lawyers for Seven and the TV network’s billionaire chairman, Kerry Stokes, to issue a correction to his published […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Contact us to enquire about group subscriptions.

Roberts-Smith wants judge to recuse himself from deciding if OSI can see evidence
Defamation 2023-08-07 1:03 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Ben Roberts-Smith has argued a judge should recuse himself from deciding if the Office of the Special Investigator can access his defamation court file, arguing […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Contact us to enquire about group subscriptions.

ABC journalist named in Heston Russell defamation case questioned on credibility of key source
Defamation 2023-08-01 10:28 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has questioned an ABC journalist who is the target of a defamation case by ex-commando Heston Russell if he should have treated a […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Contact us to enquire about group subscriptions.

Seven, Kerry Stokes must hand over emails exchanged with Ben Roberts-Smith’s lawyers
Defamation 2023-07-31 11:39 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Fairfax can see 8,600 emails that passed between Seven’s commercial director and Ben Roberts-Smith’s legal team as it seeks significant defence costs in the accused […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Contact us to enquire about group subscriptions.

Public interest defence not defined by truth, ABC tells court in Heston Russell defamation case
Defamation 2023-07-31 9:26 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation has defended its reporting of alleged war crimes in a defamation case by ex-commando Heston Russell, saying the debate over whether […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Contact us to enquire about group subscriptions.

ABC source for Heston Russell articles told reporter his memory was ‘hazy’, court hears
Sue Chrysanthou 2023-07-28 10:06 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A source for ABC articles over alleged war crimes that are at the centre of a defamation case by ex-commando Heston Russell told reporters his […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Contact us to enquire about group subscriptions.

8,600 emails passed between Seven and Ben Roberts-Smith’s defamation lawyers, court told
Defamation 2023-07-27 1:41 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A “striking” 8,600 emails passed between Seven’s commercial director and Ben Roberts-Smith’s legal team, suggesting the media company was actively involved in the unsuccessful defamation […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Contact us to enquire about group subscriptions.

Daily Telegraph defeats defamation appeal of John Ibrahim’s son
Defamation 2023-07-25 11:01 pm By Gareth Baker

An appeals court has dismissed the appeal of Daniel Taylor, son of notorious former Kings Cross nightclub owner John Ibrahim, seeking to revive defamation claims […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Contact us to enquire about group subscriptions.

Peter van Onselen hit with Ten’s costs after losing contract case
Employment 2023-07-24 11:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has hit former Network Ten political editor Peter van Onselen with costs, after finding he breached a non-disparagement clause in an agreement with […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Contact us to enquire about group subscriptions.