Trial Strategy and Evidence – why did Bradley Edward’s lawyer rest his case so soon?
In recent weeks’ evidence stage of the colloquially termed ‘Claremont serial killer’ trial, came to an end, in a way that probably took a lot of people by surprise. Bradley Robert Edwards, the man charged with the murder of three girls between 1996 and 1997, did not bring a defence...Read More
2020 – New laws potentially affecting you
The beginning of a new year sees the introduction of new laws that may well affect you or your loved ones. Read more to get the scoop. Speed camera locations From 1 January 2020 the WA government is no longer publishing the location of speed cameras! Don’t get...Read More
Commercial & Criminal Law: Corruption charges laid against Paul Whyte
We’ve all done it – called in sick to spend the day at the beach, headed home after a conference rather than returning to work for the last half hour of the afternoon, fraudulently raising $25 million worth of fake tax invoices against your employer over the course of 11...Read More
Family Law: How does a Family Violence Restraining Order affect Family Court proceedings?
What is an FVRO? A Family Violence Restraining Order (“FVRO”) makes it unlawful for a person to do certain things, such as approach where the protected person lives, works or is educated, communicate with the protected person, go within a certain distance (eg. 50 meters) of the protected person or...Read More
The Claremont Serial Killer: a different kind of forensics
Recently, Bradley Edwards has plead guilty to five of the eight charges against him. He is also the man accused of murdering Sarah Spiers, Jane Rimmer and Ciara Glennon. These charges included sexual attacks on two young women – one in 1988 as the victim was sleeping in...Read More