Robinson Gill Promotes Crime and Advocacy Practice Group Leader, Ali Besiroglu, to Principal Lawyer

Robinson Gill has announced that Ali Besiroglu, leader of the firm’s Crime and Advocacy practice group, has today been promoted to Principal Lawyer.

Charges against organisers of Melbourne’s Black Lives Matter march to be dropped

Organisers of a Black Lives Matter rally held in Melbourne during COVID-19 lockdown restrictions will no longer face prosecution, with all charges against them expected to be dropped by Victoria Police.

‘What actually happened?’: victim of Anzac Day terrorist raids speaks about seven-year wait for justice [The Guardian]

Final legal case arising from Melbourne raids has been settled but done nothing to quell sense of injustice for families.

Journalists pepper sprayed by Victoria Police taking legal action [ABC News]

Two members of the press who were pepper sprayed by Victoria Police at two separate public events say they have decided to take legal action.

‘They never had the power to be police’: Defence lawyers scramble to identify cases [The Age]

Defence lawyers are scrambling to identify potentially thousands of cases involving Victorian police, who never had the power to act as officers, following an error that the government says will be fixed with retrospective legislation.

More than 1000 Victoria Police ‘working without authority’ due to ‘administrative’ bungle [9News]

More than 1000 police officers, Protective Services Officers (PSOs) and custody officers have been working in Victoria without proper authorisation for eight years, with urgent legislation needed to correct the "administrative error".