Alan Jones, 2GB and 4GB ordered to pay $3.7m damages in defamation case

By | September 17th, 2018|Commercial, Defamation, Litigation, News|

The Supreme Court of Queensland has ordered the well-known radio host Alan Jones to pay damages to the Wagner Family for a number of defamatory remarks he broadcasted in relation to the Grantham Floods that occurred in January 2011. Justice Flanagan was scathing of Jones, noting that he had continued to repeat a number of [...]

BTLawyers defends right to protect anonymous blogger’s identity

By | August 27th, 2018|Commercial, Defamation, Media Release, News, Privacy|

On Friday, BTLawyers, led by Principal Clint Kanther, were successful in our defence of an attack on the sanctity of legal privilege and right to free speech and fair comment on public affairs in Australia. BTLawyers represented an anonymous blogger who operates a website providing robust commentary on Australian business and the conduct of publicly [...]