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    Friday
    Aug032018

    Lionel Murphy and Freehills' costs

    How the government in 1986 paid Freehills $200,000 towards Justice Lionel Murphy's costs of two criminal trials ... Freehills had undertaken the work for Murphy on a no-charges basis, while leaving open the prospect of seeking a contribution from the government ... Freehills advises Murphy not to change lawyers ... Counsels' fees and disbursements ... Departmental heads sought to cap the payment ... Cabinet agrees to a costs payment of $420,473 ... From Stephen Murray at the National Archives 

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