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Silk’s $990 hourly rate trimmed in case against Christian Porter, Sue Chrysanthou
Defamation 2022-01-21 3:20 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A court has made orders trimming the $990 hourly fee charged by a QC while representing Jo Dyer, a friend of the woman who accused […]

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Christian Porter, Sue Chrysanthou hit with $430,200 bill in Jo Dyer lawsuit
Defamation 2022-01-19 5:43 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Christian Porter and silk Sue Chrysanthou have been ordered to pay $430,200 in legal costs to Jo Dyer, a friend of the woman who accused […]

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HarperCollins settles defamation suit over ‘Putin’s People’
Defamation 2022-01-11 11:21 am By Bianca Hrovat

HarperCollins has agreed to settle a defamation lawsuit by Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich, with the publisher promising to amend significant portions of its best-selling book […]

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Christian Porter loses court bid for notes of meeting between silk, accuser’s friend
Defamation 2021-11-17 11:17 am By Miklos Bolza

A judge has denied former Attorney-General Christian Porter access to material about a crucial meeting involving Jo Dyer, the friend of a woman who accused […]

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Christian Porter, Sue Chrysanthou fight $550,000 legal bill
Defamation 2021-10-22 9:16 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Christian Porter and silk Sue Chrysanthou are fighting a $550,000 legal bill of Jo Dyer, a friend of the woman who accused Porter of rape, […]

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US bank boss launches defamation case against 60 Minutes over $100M tax fraud claims
Defamation 2021-10-19 10:08 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The CEO and founder of Euro Pacific Bank, Peter Schiff, has launched a defamation lawsuit against the Nine Network over a 60 Minutes episode that […]

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Christian Porter targets former Solicitor-General’s briefs in Jo Dyer appeal
Defamation 2021-10-15 2:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

Former Attorney-General Christian Porter wants to rely on new evidence relating to former Solicitor-General Justin Gleeson SC as he appeals the removal of his high […]

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Judge grapples with his ‘white male privilege’ in Erin Molan trial
Trials 2021-09-30 8:57 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has spoken of his personal challenge as an “older, white male” in deciding the objective meaning of racism in Nine Network sports reporter […]

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Asian accents ‘light-hearted humour’, not racism, Erin Molan tells defamation trial
Defamation 2021-08-31 9:48 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Chanel 9 sports reporter Erin Molan told a judge the ever-changing goal posts of political correctness made it hard to know whether racially-charged jokes were […]

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Judge scolds Delta Coal liquidators for late notification of insolvent trading case
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-08-11 1:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has criticised the liquidators of coal mining company Delta for waiting over two years to file insolvent trading proceedings against former […]

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