Too Soon To Be Late

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Stewart Levitt is best known for his work as a lawyer, who advocates for the marginalised and less powerful against the powers that be, from down-at-the-heel farmers, to indigenous outliers.   Too Soon to Be Late is an impressive 184-page compilation of poetry, which draws upon Levitt’s liberal values, Jewish heritage and experience as an Australian… Read more »

Defence staff win ‘David and Goliath’ case

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Servicemen and women, aggrieved that Australia’s Defence Forces as their ‘‘employer’’ have failed to meet contractual obligations owed to them, may now be able to successfully sue for compensation and damages. The breakthrough comes from a decision of the NSW Court of Appeal (Searle v Commonwealth of Australia [2019] NSWCA 127) which, at the end… Read more »

Another step closer to Justice for Elijah

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On Tuesday, 28 August 2018, in a big win for the Doughty family, Greg McIntyre SC and Nicholas van Hattem, instructed by Levitt Robinson Solicitors, successfully obtained access to records from the criminal trial previously embargoed by the Court to conceal the identify of the man convicted in relation to Elijah Doughty’s death in the… Read more »