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Media win in Court of Appeal

The plaintiff brought claims in defamation in the Supreme Court against two media organisations and the State of New South Wales. Matthew Richardson appeared for the media defendants and Sue Chrysanthou appeared for the State in obtaining an order for security for...

Court of Appeal victory

Congratulations to Peter Gray SC and Richard Potter on their win for Dylan Voller in the Court of Appeal in this much-discussed case. The Court confirmed that various media companies were the ‘publishers’ of comments posted by third parties to the FaceBook pages of...

Gender gap restructure

Member of 153 Phillip Barristers and President of the Woman Lawyer’s Association of NSW, Larissa Andelman speaks about the restructure required to bridge the gender gap in the legal profession. Please see the full article featured in the Law society journal...

Federal Court Win

153 Phillip congratulates Richard Potter on his recent win for the respondent in the Federal Court for the matter of JWR Productions Australia Pty Ltd v Duncan-Watt (No 2) [2020] FCA 236 Please see the judgement below:...

Archbishop wins in the Court of Appeal

Matthew Richardson and Barry Dean appeared for the successful respondent in Eshow v Zaia [2020] NSWCA 10. The respondent, the Archbishop of the Assyrian Church of the East, had previously succeeded in a defamation action in the Supreme Court arising from posts on...