Duxton Hill launches the “Not Quite Wright” chronicles

Duxton Hill launches the “Not Quite Wright” chronicles

Duxton Hill is thrilled to launch the “Not Quite Wright” chronicles. In this series of one-minute reads, we distil important insights from recent cases in the Australian Courts into practical lessons for in-house counsel, executives and management. Named after the...

Special Counsel Dr Aaron Lane features on ‘The Conversation’

Special Counsel Dr Aaron Lane features on ‘The Conversation’

In an article for The Conversation, Duxton Hill’s Special Counsel Dr Aaron Lane shares his latest reflections on the cryptocurrency policy progress in Australia, arguing that new rules for cryptocurrency assets will protect consumers and innovators. To read the full...

Andrew Tragardh features on SBS Insight Program ‘Conned’

Andrew Tragardh features on SBS Insight Program ‘Conned’

This week SBS’s Insight program named its episode ‘Conned’. The show featured victims of romance scams including Cecilie Fjellhoy from the Netflix program The Tinder Swindler, convicted fraudsters, a forensic psychologist, and Duxton Hill’s Managing Partner Andrew...

What will the new National Anti-Corruption Commission look like?

What will the new National Anti-Corruption Commission look like?

One certainty arising from the ALP’s election victory, and the success of the teal independents, will be the creation of a National Anti-Corruption Commission. Labor’s policy for a National Anti-Corruption Commission states that this body will have broad jurisdiction...

Supreme Court confirms stringent standard for confidentiality

Supreme Court confirms stringent standard for confidentiality

The Supreme Court of Victoria has recently rejected claims for confidentiality over documents, reiterating that confidentiality orders are a “stringent standard” and that it is not enough that an applicant merely wishes to avoid scrutiny or maintain confidence. The...

Global crypto-scam suspect sold out mother with dementia

Global crypto-scam suspect sold out mother with dementia

On 30 March 2022 Justice McMillan of the Supreme Court of Victoria delivered judgment in favour of our clients, Wayne and Alida Foottit. We believe our clients are the only victims who have recovered money against Bill Floropoulos and his associates. Michael Roddan...

Duxton Hill commences proceedings against IBAC

Duxton Hill commences proceedings against IBAC

Article extracted from The Australian, Damon Johnston 26 March 2022. A Melbourne developer accused of engaging in corrupt property deals with a local council has launched Supreme Court action to block the state’s anti-corruption agency from releasing a report into the...

Open Source Intelligence Investigations – Benefits and Risks

Open Source Intelligence Investigations – Benefits and Risks

“True knowledge exits knowing that you know nothing” ~ Socrates Transitioning from a uniform police officer to the criminal investigation branch required that I undertake Detective Training School.  It was here I was first introduced to the concept of open source...