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
June 15, 2015
Key points House owner (respondent) engaged handyman to affix range-hood to kitchen wall Three years later range-hood fell onto tenant (appellant)…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