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Christian Porter faces threat of defamation lawsuit
Defamation 2021-06-01 10:41 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Jo Dyer, a friend of the woman who accused Christian Porter of rape, has threatened to sue the cabinet minister for defamation over public statements […]

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Christian Porter drops defamation case against ABC after losing silk
Defamation 2021-05-31 4:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

Federal government minister Christian Porter has discontinued his defamation action against the ABC and Louise Milligan, just days after a court ruled that silk Sue […]

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NSW Deputy Premier sues YouTube star Jordan Shanks for ‘smear campaign’
Defamation 2021-05-28 10:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro has followed through on his threat to sue YouTuber Jordan Shanks for defamation over videos that allegedly implied the politician […]

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Silk Sue Chrysanthou must return brief in Christian Porter defamation case
Defamation 2021-05-27 5:02 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has issued an injunction restraining barrister Sue Chrysanthou SC from acting for Christian Porter in his defamation case against the ABC. In a […]

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‘Very bad idea’: Barrister warned Chrysanthou about fallout if she took Porter brief
Defamation 2021-05-26 8:50 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A junior barrister expressed concerns to Sue Chrysanthou SC about her acting for Christian Porter in his defamation proceedings against the ABC, saying friends of […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith wins bid to split his case in upcoming defamation trial
Defamation 2021-05-26 3:01 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Ben Roberts-Smith has won approval to split his case at the upcoming trial in his defamation case against three publishers over articles accusing him of […]

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‘It is an expensive business’: Christian Porter says defamation suit will be ‘massive’ financial drain
Defamation 2021-05-26 12:23 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Former attorney-general Christian Porter has dodged a question about whether his defamation lawsuit against the ABC and reporter Louise Milligan is being funded by third […]

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Barrister Sue Chrysanthou was told info that could help Porter’s case against ABC, court hears
Defamation 2021-05-25 9:21 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Silk Sue Chrysanthou was given information during a conference with a friend of Christian Porter’s accuser that could help the former attorney-general in his defamation […]

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Roberts-Smith wiped laptop with USB content after he was told to retain files, court told
Defamation 2021-05-25 2:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

War veteran Ben Roberts-Smith “wiped” a laptop last month containing possible national secrets found on USB sticks retrieved from his former home, the judge overseeing […]

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Sue Chrysanthou was warned against accepting Porter brief, court told
Legal Ethics 2021-05-24 9:27 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A leading defamation barrister warned silk Sue Chrysanthou not to act for Christian Porter in the former attorney general’s defamation case against the ABC over […]

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