News

By Peter Woodhouse

12.04.21

Ben Aulich & Bridie Harders – an update from our Managing Partner

I appeared on behalf of Ben Aulich and Bridie Harders in the ACT Magistrates Court earlier today. As previously foreshadowed, the most serious charge proffered against Ben was withdrawn and the remaining matters…

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News

By Peter Woodhouse

08.04.21

Ben Aulich & Bridie Harders – an update from our Managing Partner

This afternoon we were advised that the remaining charge against Bridie Harders will be withdrawn when her matter is next before the Court on 12 April 2021. It has always been our position…

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Criminal Law

By Erin Taylor

01.04.21

What’s in a name? “Nemesis” and “Raptor”: Good cop or bad cop?

There has been a lot of talk lately about the “rule of law” and it being the core of our legal system. At its most basic, the “rule of law” is the principle…

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Criminal Law

By Ben Aulich

23.03.21

Push for child sex doll offences to lead to registration on Sex Offender Register

Fairly recently the Commonwealth introduced an offence for possession of a child sex doll or similar object per section 273A of the Criminal Code 1995. It carries a maximum sentence of 15 years imprisonment….

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News

By Monica McGrath

19.03.21

Win the Day – For Kak and her family

In 2019 a young Canberra family received some of the worst news you could ever expect to get as a parent, their little girl Kak was diagnosed with a Stage 4 Wilms Tumour….

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News & Current Affairs

By Ben Aulich

15.03.21

Cancelled!

Cancel culture (call-out culture) is a form of ostracism in which someone is taken out of social or professional circles – online, on social media or in person. Some say it is an…

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News

By Peter Woodhouse

01.03.21

Ben Aulich & Bridie Harders – an update from our Managing Partner

Earlier today I was advised that charges of conspiracy to deal with the proceeds of crime (valued at $100,000 or more) will be withdrawn when Ben and Bridie’s matters are next before the…

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News & Current Affairs

By Erin Taylor

19.02.21

Has Facebook blocked your content?

Anyone who has Facebook or Instagram will have noticed a change in their newsfeeds today with Facebook announcing that it has decided to ban all Australian news content from its platforms rather than…

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News & Current Affairs

By Peter Woodhouse

17.02.21

Parliamentary rape allegation – any hope of a fair trial?

Speaking up for the interests of a person accused of sexual assault isn’t trendy in the current climate, but the fact remains that this man is entitled to the presumption of innocence and…

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News & Current Affairs

By Minuri Dharmasena

12.02.21

Gamestop: Is it Game Over?

You will have heard the latest David and Goliath story – the epic battle between an army of amateur traders and multi-billion-dollar hedge funds that has left regulators, investors and businesses reeling. It…

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