Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse held its final sitting today. The five year inquiry has concluded with the final report to be presented to the Governor-General tomorrow. O’Brien Criminal and Civil Solicitors, led by Peter O’Brien, has been heavily involved in this Commission having represented key individuals involved in the case Read more about Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse[…]

The Importance of Trauma-Informed Lawyering

O’Brien Criminal and Civil Solicitors have represented numerous people that have experienced traumatic events in the past. We have represented people who wanted to take redress because of abuse they have suffered and place importance on ensuring that clients are not retraumatised during the course of their dealings with the law. We appreciate and acknowledge Read more about The Importance of Trauma-Informed Lawyering[…]

Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry

The Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry was announced in November, 2017. It is expected to start early 2018 with a 12 month time frame to complete its inquiries. The Government has initiated this Banking Royal Commission with the goal of strengthening the industry and to keep Australian banks accountable to the Australian Read more about Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry[…]