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Silk on cutting-edge IP cases elevated to Federal Court
Courts 2021-06-10 10:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A top intellectual property barrister who has worked on cutting-edge cases that raise novel questions about the patentability of inventions has been appointed to the […]

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Class action barristers elevated to Victoria Supreme Court
Courts 2021-05-18 11:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The lead counsel in class actions against AMP and Vocation and a silk who worked on the landmark Black Saturday bushfire class actions are the […]

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Judge Salvatore Vasta accused of abuse of power in second lawsuit by jailed litigant
Courts 2021-05-05 2:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

The owner of a Cairns tour company sentenced to 12 months’ jail for contempt of court by Federal Circuit Court judge Salvatore Vasta is seeking […]

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Legal challenge to India travel ban would face high bar
Coronavirus 2021-05-03 3:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

A controversial ban on Australians travelling home from India could face a legal attack for what some say is an unlawful overreaction to the COVID-19 […]

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Divided appeals court says judge’s grilling of expert witness ‘quite involved’ but not excessive
Courts 2021-04-29 5:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has split on whether a judge’s grilling of an expert witnesses in a personal injury case was appropriate, with the dissenting judge […]

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Report flags ‘alarming’ incidence of sexual harassment in SA legal profession
Business of Law 2021-04-20 10:53 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Sexual harassment is alarmingly common throughout the legal profession in South Australia, according to a new report that details an assault by a former judge […]

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Culture of Victorian courts ‘normalises’ sexual harassment, report finds
Courts 2021-04-19 1:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

A review of sexual harassment in Victorian courts sparked by the findings of an investigation into former High Court Justice Dyson Heydon has found a […]

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QC for Bega in trade mark dispute elevated to Federal Circuit Court
Courts 2021-04-06 8:59 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The Attorney-General has appointed three new judges to the busy Federal Circuit Court, including the barrister who represented Bega in a high-stakes trade mark lawsuit […]

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Will women’s ‘lens’ lead to greater diversity in judicial appointments?
Courts 2021-03-31 11:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

Barristers and legal experts are calling on the new Attorney-General to actively commit to gender diversity when she begins to make appointments to the courts, […]

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