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Silk Sue Chrysanthou denies breaching her barrister duties in acting for Christian Porter
Defamation 2021-05-21 10:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

Senior barrister Sue Chrysanthou has rejected claims that she has failed in her duties as a barrister by representing federal minister Christian Porter in his […]

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Loss of Christian Porter’s silk in defamation case would be ‘a very big deal’, court hears
Legal Ethics 2021-05-19 9:13 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Christian Porter has won access to communications by the woman behind a challenge to his legal representation in a defamation case against the ABC, after […]

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Christian Porter’s lawyers accuse ABC of ‘improper’ allegations against silk
Defamation 2021-05-17 6:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

Lawyers retained by former attorney-general Christian Porter have accused the ABC of making “improper” allegations against Porter’s counsel, who is facing calls for her to […]

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Judge hits pause on Christian Porter defamation case amid dispute over top silk
Defamation 2021-05-14 12:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has temporarily adjourned former attorney-general Christian Porter’s defamation lawsuit against the ABC over its coverage of historic rape allegations pending the outcome of […]

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Friend of Christian Porter accuser denies delay in legal action against silk
Legal Ethics 2021-05-13 4:32 pm By Christine Caulfield

The woman bringing court action seeking to stop Christian Porter’s senior barrister from acting for the former attorney-general in his defamation case against the ABC […]

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David Leyonhjelm loses appeal of $120,000 defamation award to Sarah Hanson-Young  
Defamation 2021-03-03 10:57 am By Cindy Cameronne

Former senator David Leyonhjelm has lost his appeal of a ruling ordering him to pay $120,000 to Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young for defaming her in […]

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Insurers dragged into Gunns plantation class action
Class Actions 2020-08-17 3:15 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Two insurance companies have been joined as respondents to a class action against forestry giant Gunns over the failure of six managed investment schemes for […]

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More law firms pulled into Quintis class action as $46M insurance dispute heats up
Insurance 2020-07-03 4:06 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Three law firms will represent the insurers in new proceedings launched to resolve a $46 million insurance question delaying settlement of two shareholder class actions […]

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Ex-Ferrari CEO tried to convince employee to have abortion, court papers show
Employment 2020-06-04 11:19 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The former CEO of Ferrari Australasia allegedly tried to talk an employee with whom he was having an affair into terminating her pregnancy, according to […]

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Ex-CEO of Ferrari can’t keep lid on unfair dismissal case
Employment 2020-06-01 5:23 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has dismissed an attempt by the ex-CEO of Ferrari Australasia to keep an unlawful termination lawsuit brought against the car maker under wraps, […]

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