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Ben Roberts-Smith trial to feature testimony from Afghan witnesses about alleged murder
Defamation 2021-04-06 12:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has allowed four Afghan witnesses who allegedly saw Ben Roberts-Smith kick a handcuffed Afghan citizen off a cliff to give evidence remotely when […]

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Nine settles John Hewson defamation suit over ‘seriously dishonest’ report
Defamation 2021-04-12 4:01 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Nine has agreed to settle a defamation lawsuit by former Liberal leader John Hewson alleging a report by A Current Affair about his insurance firm […]

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‘I don’t go to court, I’m the boss’: Lawyer suing Daily Telegraph says poor hearing didn’t affect court attendance
Defamation 2021-03-17 4:31 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A Sydney criminal lawyer who alleges two Daily Telegraph articles defamed him by implying he was too old and deaf to represent clients has told […]

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Fairfax settles defamation lawsuit by former Toll chair Roy Horsburgh
Fairfax Media 2020-12-18 1:54 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Fairfax Media has issued an apology and settled a lawsuit by former Toll Group chairman Ray Horsburgh over an Australian Financial Review article that allegedly […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith’s ex-wife will testify that he lied about matters central to defamation case
Defamation 2021-03-17 2:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

The former wife of war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith will testify at an upcoming hearing that he lied about matters that are “centrally relevant” to his […]

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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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News of Chau Chak Wing’s defamation win can’t be used by publishers in defence of reputation damage
Defamation 2021-01-15 2:57 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has shot down a bid by Nine, the ABC and a high-profile journalist to use articles reporting on Dr Chau Chak Wing’s $280,000 […]

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Sydney lawyer sues News Corp for defamation over divorce articles
Defamation 2020-11-23 1:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Sydney-based solicitor has hit News Corp with a defamation lawsuit over two Daily Telegraph articles relating to his divorce with artist Agnes Bruck that […]

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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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Nationwide settles Masterchef Jock Zonfrillo’s defamation suit
Defamation 2021-01-18 11:44 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The publisher of The Australian has settled defamation proceedings brought by celebrity chef Jock Zonfrillo, just a few months after the lawsuit was filed. The […]

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