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13 Mar 2019
NSW Bar pushes back against Daley’s claim of breaches of public trust and law
The president of the NSW Bar Association has responded to claims made by the state’s Opposition Leader about supposed breaches of public trust and t...
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13 Mar 2019
SA kicks off ‘timely’ review of major indictable reform
A former Supreme Court justice has been appointed to undertake an independent review of South Australian major indictable reforms. Write comme...
NSW Parliament
7 Mar 2019
Court funding, Indigenous issues are top priorities for state election: NSW Bar
The NSW Bar Association has laid out a pre-election policy statement for the major parties, arguing that whoever is in government after the March poll...
7 Mar 2019
Robert Richter rescinds role in Pell case
Robert Richter has announced that he will be stepping away from his role as barrister in the continuing George Pell saga. Write comment (1 Co...
6 Mar 2019
ALS backs pledge for establishment of new sentencing court
Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/ACT) has welcomed a commitment put forward by the NSW opposition, which will see it establish a new sentencing court for...
4 Mar 2019
Full Fed Court affirms litigation funding legitimacy
Common fund orders are legal and not unconstitutional, as decided in a Federal Court appeal by Westpac against an 85,000-strong customer class action....
4 Mar 2019
Vic Bar, royal commission respond to Lawyer X identity revelation
The conduct of Nicola Gobbo, who last Friday afternoon was revealed to be Lawyer X, was “egregious”, says the Victorian Bar, while the commissio...
1 Mar 2019
Lawyer X identity confirmed
The barrister at the centre of the Victorian Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants has been publicly identified, after orders made...
1 Mar 2019
New Local Courts in Northern Rivers, Hunter regions will ‘relieve pressure’
The appointment of new NSW Local Court Circuits in Grafton, in the Northern Rivers and Muswellbrook, in the Hunter region, will relieve pressure and a...
28 Feb 2019
Pell’s barrister offers apology for court comments
In a public statement, Robert Richter QC – who is representing Cardinal George Pell in criminal proceedings in Victorian County Court – apologised...
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