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Lawyers audition for Catholics work Corrs vacated

Corrs Chambers Westgarth Pell Title: Lawyers audition for Catholics work Corrs vacated Author: Joe Aston Publisher: Financial Review Date: 20SEP2022 Since law firm Corrs Chambers Westgarth abruptly dumped the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne’s “personal injury work” in July, a major power shift has been underway in the darkest crannies of the legal fraternity. Corrs effectively

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Families of clergy abuse victims’ new legal precedent paves way for litigation

George Pell Legal Precedent Title: Families of clergy abuse victims’ new legal precedent paves way for litigation Author: Laura Mayers Publisher: ABC News Ballarat Date: 26AUG2022 A Supreme Court ruling in relation to a lawsuit levelled against the Catholic Church has been heralded as a potential new precedent for loved ones of alleged victims of clergy

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Australian court rules family of deceased choirboy can sue Catholic church

Pell Catholic Church Abuse Title: Australian court rules family of deceased choirboy can sue Catholic church Author: Nino Bucci & Australian Associated Press Publisher: The Guardian Date: 24AUG2022 The Victorian court’s decision had been sought before a civil case brought against Cardinal George Pell and the church could proceed. A Victorian judge has dismissed a

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Catholic Church says family members not included in victim laws

George Pell Ellis Defence Title: Catholic Church says family members not included in victim laws Author: David Estcourt with Adam Cooper Publisher: The Age Date: 04AUG2022 Key points Lawyers for the church told Supreme Court justice Michael McDonald on Thursday that legislation passed to make the church liable for abuse claims did not apply to

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Law Firm Ends Relationship with Catholic Church

Corrs Chambers Westgarth Title: Law Firm Ends Relationship with Catholic Church Author: Sonia Hickey Publisher: Sydney Criminal Lawyers Date: 26JUL2022 A Melbourne-based law firm which employs around 900 lawyers including 145 partners says it will end its relationship with the Catholic Church, after 50 years of representing the organisation in the context of claims of

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Father’s civil case against Catholic Church, George Pell reaches court

George Pell Ellis Defence Title: Father’s civil case against Catholic Church, George Pell reaches court Authors:  Adam Cooper and Carla Jaeger Publisher: The Age Date: 14JUL2022 Lawyers for the Catholic Church could resurrect a legal strategy to defend a civil claim launched by the father of a former choirboy who prosecutors had alleged was sexually abused

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Father of former choirboy sues Catholic Church, George Pell

George Pell Civil Suit Title: Father of former choirboy sues Catholic Church, George Pell Author: Adam Cooper Publisher: The Age Date: 13JUL2022 The father of a former choirboy who prosecutors had alleged was sexually abused by George Pell in Melbourne’s St Patrick’s Cathedral has launched civil action in an attempt to sue the cardinal and

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Becciu denies bid to influence Pell trial

Becciu V Pell .Catholic Title: Becciu denies bid to influence Pell trial Author: Digital Staff with reporting from DPA Publisher: 7News.com.au Date: 06MAY2022 Pope Francis authorised spending up to one million euros ($A1.5 million) to free a Colombian nun kidnapped by militants in Mali, a cardinal has testified, revealing previously secret papal approval to hire

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