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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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Daily Mail can’t grill Erin Molan about Footy Show incident ahead of defamation trial
Defamation 2021-04-08 9:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

The judge overseeing sports presenter Erin Molan’s defamation case against the Daily Mail won’t force Molan to be questioned ahead of trail about a segment […]

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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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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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Daily Mail to use Footy Show segment in Erin Molan defamation fight
Defamation 2021-03-19 10:07 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The Daily Mail wants to question sports presenter Erin Molan over a segment on Nine’s The Footy Show four years ago in which she laughed […]

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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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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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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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Barrister turns tables on vision-impaired Daily Telegraph legal team in case over deaf lawyer
Defamation 2021-02-11 1:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

A barrister for a Sydney criminal lawyer who wears hearing aids and is suing News Corp’s Nationwide News over allegedly defamatory Daily Telegraph articles referring […]

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