October 12, 2018

In the Media

O’Brien Criminal & Civil Solicitors often feature in the media, recent articles mentioning Principal Peter O’Brien and our other solicitors can be found below.


Self-styled healer Serge Benhayon leads ‘socially harmful cult’: jury

SMH – Self-styled healer Serge Benhayon leads ‘socially harmful cult’: jury

Northern Star – Defamation loss for universal medicine founder

Aboriginal boy sues Alice Springs newspaper for defamation

ABC News – Centralian Advocate sued for using Aboriginal child’s photo to illustrate ‘youth crisis’ story

ABC Media Watch – NT newspaper settles after using Indigenous child as the face of youth crime

Media Watch mentions Peter O’Brien during their cover of the Centralian Advocate story.

The Guardian – Centralian Advocate settles out of court over front-age photo of Aboriginal boy

@IndigenousX – NT Defamation Case in Supreme Court

PressFrom – Central Advocate sued for using Aboriginal child’s photo to illustrate ‘youth crisis’ story

Bail granted for client

SMH – Man accused of killing intruder granted bail for second time

Benjamin Batterham, left, leaves Newcastle Local Court with solicitor Peter O'Brien during a previous hearing

Source: SMH

Dylan Voller & Jake Roper’s Civil claim against NT government

SBS News – Don Dale inmates paid $100k for abuse

Interview with Dylan Voller

SMH – Dylan Voller told 60 Minutes he felt he was ‘going mad’ in NT youth detention

Voller's lawyer, Peter O'Brien.

Source: SMH

60 Minutes – Dylan Voller reveals his side of the story that shocked the nation

Northern Territory Royal Commission

ABC News – Lawyers at Royal Commission into NT youth detention include actor, solicitors-general

Sydney Solicitor Peter O'Brien

Source: ABC News

ABC News – Peter O’Brien: Justice reinvestment an opportunity for Australia to be better as a nation

ABC News – Royal Commission: Youth officer ‘indifferent to basic human needs’ of teen inmate

Dylan Voller's lawyer Peter O'Brien

Source: ABC News

Abuse of young people at Don Dale

News.com.au – Dylan Voller, photographed in restraints and a spit hood, was football-loving teenager

Triple J – Same guards in the charge of former Don Dale prisoner lawyer says

Peter O’Brien’s cross-examination of Cardinal George Pell during the Abuse Royal Commission

The Australian – Cardinal George Pell testifies from Rome for Abuse Royal Commission: day four

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