Lockouts case highlights concerns for free speech in NSW

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Levitt Robinson has acted for a prominent not-for-profit organisation in a last-minute effort to oppose the NSW Police Commissioner shutting down an anti-lockouts rally. Anti-lockouts advocacy organisation Keep Sydney Open had planned to hold a rally in Kings Cross on the evening of Saturday 21 January 2017 to protest the NSW government’s “lockout laws”, a… Read more »

Stephen Pavlovic responds to Tame Impala unpaid royalties allegations

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Ben Butler and Christine Lacy reported in the Australian on 2 June 2015 that Levitt Robinson client Stephen Pavlovic is being sued in New York by music publishing company BMG, in relation to mechanical royalties for the distribution of Tame Impala records which are allegedly unpaid. BMG have also brought proceedings against record label Modular… Read more »

Consumer advocate targeted by Australia’s largest bank

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Levitt Robinson Solicitors is representing consumer advocate Michael Fraser in defamation proceedings brought against him by Australia’s largest bank. As reported by Richard Gluyas in the Australian newspaper this morning, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) is funding an action in defamation being brought against Mr Fraser by Brendan French, the head of customer relations for the CBA… Read more »