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.
November 29, 2016
Rakich v Bounce Australia Pty Ltd  VSCA 289 (25 November 2016) Bounce Australia Pty Ltd (‘Bounce’) is the owner and operator…Continue reading
May 3, 2016
Griffin v VWA & Ors  VSC 101 (23 March 2016) Background The plaintiff, employed as a fitter/supervisor, allegedly injured his…Continue reading
June 21, 2018
In the recent decision in Bettergrow Pty Ltd v NSW Electricity Networks Operations Pty Ltd as trustee for NSW Electricity Networks…Continue reading