Searching people | A review of NSW and Queensland Police search powers

The search practices of the New South Wales Police Service have come under scrutiny following a…


Statistics and the Jury: The numbers don’t always add up

In my days prior to becoming a lawyer I profess that I was a sucker for all things Law & Order.…


Human Rights Act Part 4: Case example: Police powers and exclusion of evidence – DPP v Kaba [2014] VSC 52

This is the fourth blog in our Human Rights Act series, looking at the case of DPP v Kaba[1]…


Human Rights Act - Part 3: Case example: Bail – Gray v DPP [2008] VSC 4

Case example: Bail – Gray v DPP [2008] VSC 4 This is the third blog in our Human Rights Act series,…


Human Rights Act 2019 (Qld): Not just another 'Magna Carta argument'

On 24 October 2019, Dan Rogers presented at the annual Queensland Magistrates Conference.  He spoke…


Human Rights Act - Part 1

STATUTORY INTERPRETATION AND THE HUMAN RIGHTS ACT 2019 (QLD) The purpose of this blog series is not…


Dan Rogers & Terry O’Gorman Named Preeminent Queensland Criminal Lawyers 2019

For the fifth year in a row, Robertson O’Gorman Solicitors have been named as a First Tier…


Health practitioners and health assessments

Registered health practitioners are subject to a number of regulatory schemes administered by AHPRA…


ASIC Investigations – Stepping you through the process

If you and your business understand the ASIC investigation process, you will be able to better…


Media Release – Terry O’Gorman, Vice-President of QCCL

The media need to behave responsibly and not reveal Robert Fardon’s address or whereabouts,…