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Court action seeks to block defamation silk from acting for Christian Porter
Legal Ethics 2021-05-12 11:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

Senior barrister Sue Chrysanthou SC is reportedly facing court action to prevent her from continuing to act for Christian Porter in the former attorney-general’s defamation […]

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Rape allegations ‘could not be dismissed as trivial’, ABC says in defence to Porter suit
Defamation 2021-05-07 9:03 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The ABC has come out swinging in its defence to former attorney-general Christian Porter’s lawsuit over an allegedly defamatory article concerning historical rape allegations, saying […]

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ABC to call 15 witnesses to establish substantial truth in Porter defamation case, court hears
Defamation 2021-05-07 11:53 am By Christine Caulfield

Facing a defamation suit by former attorney-general Christian Porter over an article centring on historical rape allegations, the ABC has said it will argue the […]

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Porter asks court to suppress part of ABC’s defence to defamation lawsuit
Defamation 2021-05-06 11:03 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Former attorney-general Christian Porter is seeking to block the public from seeing portions of the ABC’s defence to claims that it defamed him with an […]

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In Pizzeys client poaching case, ‘fraught’ separate questions rejected
Intellectual Property 2021-04-23 10:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

Two lawyers facing a lawsuit over their defection from specialist IP firm Pizzeys Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys have failed in their bid to have […]

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High Court to hear ATO test case over trust income disclaimers
Tax 2021-04-20 3:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has granted special leave in a test case by the Australian Taxation Office concerning the effectiveness of disclaimers by trust beneficiaries giving […]

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Johnson & Johnson asks High Court to review landmark pelvic mesh ruling
Product Liability 2021-04-09 2:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Johnson & Johnson unit wants the High Court to review the Full Federal Court’s rejection of its challenge to a landmark class action ruling […]

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Former solicitor-general to defend ABC in Christian Porter’s defamation case
Defamation 2021-03-18 3:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

Former solicitor-general Justin Gleeson SC, who recently called for an inquiry into Attorney-General Christian Porter’s fitness for office in the face of rape allegations, will […]

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ABC faces high bar in defence against Christian Porter’s defamation case
Analysis 2021-03-16 11:57 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Facing laws strongly favouring plaintiffs and defamation claims based on allegations of an historic rape with no witnesses, the ABC has an uphill battle in […]

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Christian Porter accuses ABC reporter of ‘campaign’ to destroy his reputation
Defamation 2021-03-15 11:55 am By Christine Caulfield

Attorney-General Christian Porter has filed defamation proceedings in the Federal Court against the ABC and journalist Louise Milligan over an online article he says made […]

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