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Judge can’t see ‘sinister pattern’ in Geoffrey Rush’s behaviour
Defamation November 7, 2018 10:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing Geoffrey Rush’s defamation trial interjected in Nationwide News’ closing submissions on Wednesday, expressing doubt about the publisher’s interpretation of evidence — including […]

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Daily Telegraph can’t call ‘Witness X’ at Geoffrey Rush trial
Defamation November 6, 2018 3:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Daily Telegraph publisher Nationwide News has lost a bid to amend its defence in Geoffrey Rush’s defamation case to include evidence from an unnamed […]

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Ex-Norton Rose partner asks judge to recuse himself from spat with firm
Employment November 5, 2018 8:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Federal Court judge has been asked to recuse himself from a legal dispute between Norton Rose Fulbright and a former employment partner who was […]

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Ashley Services class action sent back to mediation for settlement talks
Class Actions November 1, 2018 7:51 pm By Christine Caulfield

Private education provider Ashley Services may be close to settling a shareholder class action, according to a court order sending the parties in the case […]

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Citing ‘irreparable harm’ Rush tries to keep Nationwide amendments under wraps
Defamation October 31, 2018 8:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

Actor Geoffrey Rush is seeking to suppress an amended defence by Nationwide News, arguing that if they’re made public the amendments could cause him “irreparable […]

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Geoffrey Rush accuser tells court she felt ‘trapped’ on stage
Defamation October 30, 2018 4:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

Geoffrey Rush’s co-star Eryn Jean Norvill took the stand Tuesday in the actor’s defamation case against Nationwide News, telling a court she felt “panicked” and […]

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Appco drops appeal in ‘sham’ contracting class action
Class Actions October 26, 2018 11:25 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Fundraising company Appco Group has dropped its appeal of a judge’s decision to let an $85 million wage case against it move forward as a […]

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Expert reports by Geoffrey Rush’s buddies should be inadmissible, Nationwide says
Defamation October 26, 2018 11:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

Nationwide News says two expert reports written by a friend and agent of actor Geoffrey Rush should be thrown out because the two are advocates […]

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Director denies telling Geoffrey Rush to be less ‘creepy’
Defamation October 25, 2018 8:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

The director of the King Lear production at the centre of a defamation case brought by Geoffrey Rush said on the witness stand Thursday he […]

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Geoffrey Rush grilled about tongue emoji on day 2 of defamation trial
Defamation October 23, 2018 8:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

Geoffrey Rush was cross-examined at length on Tuesday about the meaning behind a text he sent to colleague Eryn Jean Norvill that included an emoji […]

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