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Sydney lawyer wins costs despite rejecting $120,000 settlement offer in defamation case
Defamation 2021-04-21 11:24 am By Miklos Bolza

News Corp and journalist Annette Sharp will have to pay the legal costs of Sydney lawyer Christopher Murphy who won a $110,000 judgment in his […]

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Allens’ handling of sexual harassment complaint may have violated WHS Act: report
Business of Law 2021-04-20 11:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

Allens’ response to a complaint of sexual harassment in the firm’s Brisbane office five years ago may have breached the federal Work Health and Safety Act, a new report has suggested.

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 and harassing texts from a magistrate who told a lawyer while presiding over a case that he imagined her “kneeling between his legs at the bench”.

Brother of NBA star sues sister for defamation over historical sexual abuse allegations
Defamation 2021-04-20 4:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

The half-brother and manager of NBA star Ben Simmons has filed defamation proceedings against his half-sister over a barrage of tweets accusing him of sexually molesting her when she was a child.

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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Sydney lawyer wins $110,000 defamation judgment over ‘gossipy and intrusive’ News Corp article
Defamation 2021-04-19 12:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

High profile criminal lawyer Christopher Murphy has been awarded a $110,000 judgment in his defamation case over a “gossipy and intrusive” Daily Telegraph article which […]

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Mayfair 101’s James Mawhinney banned for 20 years for ‘reprehensible’ conduct
Financial Services 2021-04-19 10:49 am By Christine Caulfield

The founder of beleaguered investment group Mayfair 101, James Mawhinney, has been slapped with an order banning him from soliciting funds or promoting any financial […]

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ATO prepared to rule out prosecuting PwC for tax offences after privilege fight
Tax 2021-04-16 2:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Taxation Office has told a judge it would be prepared to “give comfort” to PricewaterhouseCoopers that it will not prosecute the accounting giant […]

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Fate of Victoria lockdown class action uncertain after lawyer’s licence suspended
Class Actions 2021-04-16 10:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The lawyer who filed a class action against the state of Victoria on behalf of residents in public housing towers who were locked down during […]

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‘Not comforting or chivalrous’: Barrister reprimanded for sexually harassing solicitor
Business of Law 2021-04-16 9:50 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A Sydney barrister who has admitted to sexually harassing a young female solicitor in a NSW Supreme Court conference room is facing disciplinary action for […]

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