Lisa Wilkinson hires Australian Bar Association president who slammed her Logies speech on Sunrise

Lisa Wilkinson hires Australian Bar Association president who slammed her Logies speech on Sunrise #Logies2022 #Logies

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Lisa Wilkinson calls in prime lawyer simply hours after he slammed her Logies speech in regards to the Brittany Higgins case that spectacularly backfired with accused rapist’s trial now delayed

A prime barrister who blasted Lisa Wilkinson on breakfast tv over her ‘ill-advised’ Logies acceptance speech was employed to symbolize her hours later.

The fallout from The Mission host’s speech after profitable an award for her interview with alleged rape sufferer Brittany Higgins has stretched right into a fourth day. 

Australian Bar Affiliation president Dr Matthew Collins was approached to symbolize Wilkinson and Community 10 on Wednesday amid issues she may very well be charged with contempt of courtroom or related offences, The Australian reported.

Channel Ten has confirmed Collins has been employed by the community to symbolize Wilkinson.

‘Each Community 10 and Lisa Wilkinson take their authorized obli­gations very severely, together with within the preparation and supply of her speech given on the Logies occasion,’ a spokesperson mentioned.

‘In gentle of the persevering with proceedings, it could be inappropriate to remark additional presently.’

Dr Collins was approached simply hours after he warned there is a ‘severe risk’ Wilkinson may very well be charged with contempt of courtroom.

‘It is actually attainable that the authorities will likely be wanting on the speech that she made to the Logies and assessing that speech in opposition to the usual which applies on this department of the regulation,’ he instructed Dawn on Wednesday.

‘That customary is, did something that she do generally tend to intrude with the administration of justice?’

He believes Wilkinson, who’s been within the media trade for greater than 40 years ought to have identified higher.

‘You’ll hope that each time the media is considering working a narrative a few severe prison trial which is about to start, they’d be attune to the potential dangers,’ Dr Collins added.

 ‘The mainstream media perceive the chance inhering with speaking about instances that are about to go to trial, notably severe high-profile instances.’

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