Need Help With A Criminal Matter?
Call 1300 168 676 or email us now

Eddie Obeid – High Court of Australia

Author icon

Written by

Tag icon

Published under Major Cases, News

Clock icon

April 8, 2016

Comments icon

No comments

The legal community has been in a frenzy of speculation about the trial of Eddie Obeid before the NSW Supreme Court. Obeid is of course a former member of the NSW Upper House. The trial was dramatically abandoned earlier this year after new evidence was unexpectedly revealed. Thanks to the expiry of some non-publication orders, we now know that Obeid appealed to the Court of Appeal and, later, the High Court to try and stop his trial. His argument was that the Supreme Court does not have jurisdiction to try him […]


Intent, Proof and Gerard Baden-Clay

Author icon

Written by

Tag icon

Published under Major Cases, News, Offences

Clock icon

December 11, 2015

Comments icon

No comments

The Queensland press is in a frenzy following the Court of Appeal’s decision to set aside Gerard Baden-Clay’s conviction for the murder of his wife Alison, and to substitute it for a conviction of the lesser offence of manslaughter. As is unfortunately typical of news outlets in this state where decisions of the Courts are concerned, an understanding of the law and a more than superficial recognition of the reasons for the decision is sorely lacking in the coverage.  The lack of accurate reporting has led to an understandable sense of […]


The trial of Simon Gittany for the murder of his partner Lisa Harnum

Author icon

Written by

Tag icon

Published under Major Cases

Clock icon

February 17, 2014

Comments icon

No comments

The trial of Simon Gittany for the murder of his partner Lisa Harnum captured the attention of the media in Sydney in a way few other matters have recently. This was due, in no small part, to the dramatic nature of Miss Harnum’s death. She died after being thrown from the balcony of their 15 storey apartment in the Sydney CBD. The Crown case rested upon a number of pieces of evidence. The most compelling of those was the fact that Mr Gittany had clearly had a fight with Miss Harnum […]

Bottom border