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Lawyer X inquiry LIVE: Nicola Gobbo commission releases final report – The Age

Former judge Margaret McMurdo has handed down her final report on former gangland lawyer turned police informer Nicola Gobbo, after a royal commission spanning…

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Despite the extraordinary circumstances of a criminal defence barrister becoming a human source against the very people she represented, neither the SDU officers who registered her, nor their superior officers, sought legal advice as part of the registration process.
The absence of such advice in the face of serious and obvious risks became a recurrent theme in Victoria Polices management of Ms Gobbo.
A compelling explanation is that Victoria Police did not want to be told they could not use Ms…

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