Latest Defamation

Big Law 06 May 2024 ByNaomi NeilsonRetiring Justice Anthony Besanko farewelled by profession

Justice Anthony Besanko has been farewelled by members of the legal profession and praised for his “wisdom and...

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Big Law 01 May 2024 ByNaomi NeilsonJudge criticises Ten for ‘misleading’ comments after Lehrmann win

A discussion about costs in Bruce Lehrmann’s defamation matter became tense when Justice Michael Lee accused lawyers...

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Big Law 23 April 2024 ByNaomi NeilsonBarrister to be struck from roll for engaging in legal practice

A barrister’s name will be removed from the roll of practitioners for ignoring several orders not to engage in legal...

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Big Law 22 April 2024 ByAndrew BoeThe mistake of ‘returning for the hat’

There has been, unsurprisingly, a lot of attention paid to the Federal Court judgment in Bruce Lehrmann’s failed...

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Big Law 22 April 2024 ByNaomi NeilsonLehrmann’s defamation trial may be far from over, says expert

Legal experts weigh in on the key takeaways from Bruce Lehrmann’s defamation trial and make predictions about what may...

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Big Law 19 April 2024 ByNaomi NeilsonCourt throws out Sydney solicitor’s defamation appeal

A Sydney solicitor who admitted to deceiving a major retailer has lost a defamation fight with a small publication for...

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SME Law 17 April 2024 ByJerome DoraisamyGiles George forms strategic alliance with leading UK, US defamation...

Prominent Australian reputational risk law firm Giles George is entering into a strategic alliance with leading...

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Big Law 16 April 2024 ByNaomi NeilsonReview of law firm’s defamation decision ‘misconceived’

A man who complained about a law firm that refused to take defamation action has been knocked back by a court.

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The Bar 15 April 2024 ByNaomi NeilsonJudge rules on Bruce Lehrmann defamation trial

The Federal Court has ruled on whether Bruce Lehrmann raped Brittany Higgins in Parliament House.

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Big Law 02 April 2024 ByNaomi NeilsonLehrmann allegedly led lawyers ‘into error’, court hears

Lawyers were allegedly “led into error” by Bruce Lehrmann, who has been accused of committing an “outrageous...

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