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SMH editor added to Sydney criminal lawyer’s defamation case
Defamation 2021-04-23 10:41 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A criminal defence lawyer who represented convicted criminal Salim Mehajer has won court approval to join the editor of the Sydney Morning Herald to her […]

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Herald Sun exec settles defamation lawsuit by former MP Melissa Parke
Defamation 2021-04-13 4:48 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Herald Sun executive Dr Colin Rubenstein has settled a lawsuit by former Labor MP Melissa Parke accusing him of defaming her in an email and […]

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Fairfax settles defamation suit by vindicated ex-Leighton CFO Peter Gregg
Defamation 2021-04-07 4:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Fairfax has settled long-running defamation proceedings brought by former Leighton Holdings CFO Peter Gregg over 11 articles that accused him of corruption, after he won […]

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Lawyer gets greenlight to file late defamation suit against Ten
Defamation 2021-03-16 5:22 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Sydney solicitor has won an extension of time to file a defamation case against Network Ten after an appeals court found he had valid […]

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Subpoenas can’t be issued ‘willy nilly’ to dodge journalist privilege, judge says in Elaine Stead case
Defamation 2020-11-19 5:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has set aside a subpoena issued by venture capitalist Elaine Stead in her defamation lawsuit against Fairfax, saying subpoenas could not just be […]

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Herbert Smith Freehills advice to Horizon Oil protected by privilege, judge rules
Defamation 2021-02-24 4:58 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Horizon Oil has won its bid to shield Herbert Smith Freehills documents advising the company did not breach foreign bribery laws from being revealed in […]

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Elaine Stead is ‘cretinously stupid’, AFR columnist tells court
Defamation 2020-12-07 10:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

The columnist behind two allegedly defamatory Australian Financial Review articles has told the court that he believed former Blue Sky managing director Dr Elaine Stead […]

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Doctors can’t ‘rewrite history’ as judge puts deep sleep therapy defamation case to bed
Defamation 2020-11-26 1:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two psychiatrists at the heart of the Chelmsford deep sleep therapy scandal have had their defamation cases against publisher HarperCollins dismissed ,with a judge finding […]

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AFR’s Joe Aston wrote ‘nasty’ text messages about Elaine Stead, court told
Defamation 2020-10-08 10:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

Australian Financial Review columnist Joe Aston sent “very nasty” text messages about venture capitalist Elaine Stead, and any in-person mediation ahead of Stead’s defamation trial […]

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Fairfax out of pocket $2.4M after being hit with indemnity costs in Elaine Stead defamation case
Defamation 2021-02-08 2:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

Nine-owned Fairfax will have to pay out over $2 million in legal fees after being hit with indemnity costs on top of a $280,000 judgment […]

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