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Home | Blog | R. Beckett sued the State of NSW for damages for malicious prosecution

Beckett v State of NSW Supreme Court proceedings number 2008/289411

This matter was decided on 24 August 2015.

Roseanne Beckett sued the State of New South Wales for damages for malicious prosecution arising out of charges laid against her in 1989.

The decision by Justice Harrison on 24 August 2015 provides for the highest damages award by a Court in Australia for this particular cause of action.

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