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Righting wrongs

Written by Sophie Parsons, Senior Associate, In-House Counsel, Accredited Criminal Law Specialist, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers In this blog Sophie Parsons outlines the outcome of the recent High Court decision of Binsaris v Northern Territory and the renewed interest...

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ASIC prosecuting company directors

Written by Bill Doogue, Partner, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers It has become a loosely held secret around legal circles that ASIC are about to charge up to 50 Directors of large listed companies. This is beyond the media reports...

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Historic sexual offences. Finding truth amid faded memories.

Written by Josh Taaffe,Partner, in-house counsel & Accredited Specialist The last thing our client thought would happen when he went to the Royal Commission and told the story of the sexual abuse he had suffered as a child was that he...

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Attending a hearing at the Royal Commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse

Written by Bill Doogue. Partner, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. Attending the Royal Commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse is an interesting process. You enter a court room that seems to have been constructed for a number of aims....

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Royal Commission – Private sessions and hearings

Since we last wrote about the Royal Commission into Institutional responses to child sexual abuse, we have received a number of enquiries in relation to the difference between the conduct by the Royal Commission of private sessions and private or...

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What constitutes an institution in the Royal Commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse?

Written by Andrew George. Partner,Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. With the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse underway, we have taken a particular interest in the possible impacts and implications of the findings of this vast inquiry. We...