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Ben Roberts-Smith accused of ‘inventing stories’ on second day of cross-examination
Defamation 2021-06-18 2:45 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Ben Roberts-Smith has been accused of “inventing stories” to conceal facts that would support publisher Fairfax’s version of events concerning war crimes allegedly committed by […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith tells court another soldier shot at unarmed Afghan man first
Trials 2021-06-17 9:49 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Accused war criminal Ben Roberts-Smith has told a court it was “more than reasonable” for him to assume an unarmed Afghan man was a hostile […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith feared media would ‘intercept’ phone calls, court told
Defamation 2021-06-16 5:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

Ben Roberts-Smith used burner phones to call SAS colleagues after growing fearful that members of the media were listening into his phone calls after a […]

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NAB wins $43M judgment against ex-Dick Smith director but receivers walk away empty handed
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-06-15 4:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has awarded $43 million to National Australia Bank in its lawsuit against former directors of failed retailer Dick Smith, but threw out claims […]

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Roberts-Smith hired private investigator to check ex-partner had abortion, court hears
Defamation 2021-06-15 6:50 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Former SAS soldier Ben Roberts-Smith has told a court that he hired a private investigator to find out whether a woman who has accused him […]

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Victoria Cross ‘put a target on my back’, Ben Roberts-Smith tells court
Defamation 2021-06-11 2:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

War veteran Ben Roberts-Smith has said that while he was proud to have received the Victoria Cross for his actions at the 2010 battle of […]

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GetSwift class action faces fight to use witness evidence from ASIC case
Class Actions 2021-06-04 10:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

GetSwift is opposing a bid by the lead shareholder in a class action to rely at an upcoming trial on evidence given by overseas witnesses […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith sues ex-wife ahead of defamation trial over war crimes allegations
Defamation 2021-06-03 10:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

Accused war criminal Ben Roberts-Smith has brought legal action against his ex-wife, who is set to give evidence for Nine at the upcoming trial in […]

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Jury finds Country Care not guilty in first criminal cartel case against Australian biz
Trials 2021-06-02 3:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

The ACCC has suffered a stinging defeat in its criminal cartel action against mobility equipment provider Country Care, its CEO and a former employee, with […]

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Banksia silk Norman O’Bryan signals possible appeal after failure to reopen defence
Legal Ethics 2021-03-18 10:29 pm By Christine Caulfield

Once high-flying barrister Norman O’Bryan might seek to challenge a refusal by the judge overseeing the Banksia class action to revisit his abandoned defence and […]

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