On or about 18 January 2013, Lawyers Weekly published an article entitled “Swapping Court for the Catwalk” which contained various statements defamatory of Ms Gemma Taylor.
Ms Taylor is a fulltime lawyer for one of Australia’s largest not-for-profit organisations.
Lawyers Weekly now accepts that some of the statements contained in the article concerning Ms Taylor were without foundation, and Lawyers Weekly unreservedly retracts those statements.
Lawyers Weekly did not intend to cause harm to Ms Taylor and Lawyers Weekly sincerely apologises for damage, distress or embarrassment that it has caused to Ms Taylor.
Lawyers Weekly also undertake to refrain from publishing any further defamatory statements regarding Ms Taylor in the future.