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Police Officer found not guilty of assault, due to ‘automatism’

Police Officer found not guilty of assault, due to ‘automatism’

NSW Police Officer, Christopher Charles Fullick was charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm and common assault. During his court case Mr Fullick’s legal team, including Stuart Gray, argued that he was not guilty, due to “automatism”. They introduced three key experts – a neurosurgeon, a neurologist and a psychologist – who all stated that the police […]
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Long battle for police officer benefits

Long battle for police officer benefits

Hunter region police officer, Jamie Ross, has been fighting for his benefits for years, after being both eligible to be medically discharged, as well as fired for an overturned assault conviction. His legal team, including Cardillo Gray Partners Stuart Gray, had been locked in cases for years, to see Mr Ross receive his benefits. They […]
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Trio accused of murder, found not guilty

Trio accused of murder, found not guilty

In a trial, before Justic Robert Hulme, Ricky Whelan was one of three defendants accused of murdering Stephen MacLeod. Mr Whelan was represented by Stuart Gray, who was arguing causation and self defence. The jury found all three defendants not guilty of murder. Click here to read more. IMAGE | Stuart Gray, leaving court with […]
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Good behaviour bond for police officer

Good behaviour bond for police officer

Whilst off duty, former police officer Daniel Wark, was driving when he saw a ute pull in front of him and then cut across a median strip. Mr Wark followed the vehicle, indicating he wanted the occupants to pull over. When they did, he assaulted the driver. His defence team, including Tony Cardillo and barrister […]
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Time of Death Key to Outcome of Yacht Tragedy

Time of Death Key to Outcome of Yacht Tragedy

On a yacht, owned by billionaire Frank Lowy, an engineer was killed when the automatic doors on the aft deck malfunctioned, cutting him in two. Solicitor Stuart Gray acted on behalf of his widow. The argument involved the location of the vessel off the coast of Thailand and the law applicable to the action. The […]
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Sheepdogs delayed paramedics

Sheepdogs delayed paramedics

In a case where a patient could not be treated by a paramedic, due two guard dogs, Stuart Gray appeared on behalf of the Australia Paramedics Association (APA) to assist the Coroner and protect the rights of the paramedics involved. Click here to read more. IMAGE | Picture from The Daily Telegraph
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Mariners midfielder sacked after positive drug test

Mariners midfielder sacked after positive drug test

Football player, Troy Hearfield, was fired by his club, after failing a drug test that revealed recreational drug use. Stuart Gray represented Mr Hearfield and argued at the FFA Tribunal hearing that personal issues in recent months should be considered as mitigating. Click here to read more. IMAGE | Getty Images
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Knights forward Joseph Tapine found not guilty of assault

Knights forward Joseph Tapine found not guilty of assault

Joseph Tapine was charged with recklessly causing grievous bodily harm and a back-up charge of assault occasioning actual bodily harm, a charge he pleaded not guilty to. His legal team of Stuart Gray and Barrister Andrew Bright argued that Mr Tapine was acting in self defence when he punched a man after leaving the Prince […]
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