Wilson v State of New South Wales (2003) NSWSC 805

In this matter Greg Walsh represented the plaintiff in civil proceedings being conducted in the Supreme Court of New South Wales. The issue that arose was whether the plaintiff’s legal representative could inspect the psychology file of former Detective Michael O’Donnell produced by the Commissioner of Police upon undertaking a note not to copy any part of it and not to disclose its contents to any person, including the plaintiff unless by further order of the Court. Bell J examined the relationship between Part 36 R13 of the Supreme Court Rules and Part 3.10 of the Evidence Act in granting the plaintiff’s legal representative access to the psychology file.