Monthly Archive September 1995

Hartnett & Ors v State of NSW (1995-2000)

In this matter Greg Walsh represented 68 plaintiffs in civil proceedings instituted in the Supreme Court of New South Wales arising from their wrongful detention and imprisonment. The case was a complex one involving a large number of plaintiffs.

Represented children in the case that became known as the ‘Children of God” case. Care proceedings were conducted over 42 hearing days and represented the children in respect of those care proceedings. The proceedings were ultimately terminated as a result of the mediation conducted by Sir Laurence Street.