The Vibe on Defamation

It’s now a cliché to remark on the increasingly interconnected nature of human relationships, and the speed with which “news” can travel. Social media means that a remark made to one person can very quickly spread across the world. I suspect many lawyers are often asked about defamation in this context. Defamation is a relatively…


63 Not Out

As you may have seen elsewhere Magistrate Barnes, State Coroner, handed down his findings into the tragic death of Philip Hughes on 4 November 2016. The coronial inquiry was heard between 10 and 14 October 2016 and had raised some pretty sensational headlines particularly around the issue of sledging on that fateful day on 25…