Monthly Archive September 1998

Hannan v Commonwealth of Australia (1998)

Defence Force employee awarded $2.2 million as a result of a repelling accident.

DPP v Campbell (1998)

Greg Walsh appeared as Counsel when he represented the member for Kalgoorlie when he faced committal hearings in relation to a charge of dangerous driving occasioning actual bodily harm. Mr Campbell was discharged at committal.

Hunter v United States of America (1998)

Greg Walsh represented the appellant in respect of an application for review arising from an order for surrender upon extradition. Spender J upheld seventeen of the eighteen objections.

JD v Director-General of Department of Youth and Community Services & Ors (1998) NSWSC 353

In this matter Greg Walsh represented the appellant who sought a declaration that a Children’s Court Magistrate had denied the plaintiff natural justice by ruling that cross-examination of witnesses by the parties legal representatives be restricted to 30 minutes. Black AJ granted a declaration that the Magistrate denied the plaintiff procedural fairness by ruling that cross-examination be restricted.

JD v Director of Public Prosecutions & Ors (1998) NSWSC 352

In this matter Greg Walsh represented the plaintiff who sought orders that information alleging sexual assault against his daughter were an abuse of process. The matter raised important issues as to the circumstances in which a prosecution for sexual assault can be permanently stayed.

R v Barlow (1998-1999)

Represented the accused in complex sexual assault cases. Issues as to identification at preliminary hearing. The accused was discharged in respect of two complainants and committed for trial in respect of other complainant. The matter was heard before Latham DCJ.