Detention Centre managers

In one of Australia’s longest and most complex injury trials we acted for the former managers of immigration detention centres. The claim was brought by a young former detainee who alleged psychiatric injuries arising from his treatment in detention. The case generated significant media interest. Whilst the claim ultimately settled, the trial posed significant challenges, including dealing with aggrieved former employees who appeared as witnesses for the plaintiff and complex issues arising from the external management of core government policy in an area of close public scrutiny.


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