Louise Hall

Louise Hall

Louise Hall is a Court Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Neville Wran $40 million estate: Son Glenn Wayne Wran takes Jill Hickson Wran to court for bigger share

Louise Hall  The 68-year-old adopted son of former premier Neville Wran is taking his stepmother to court seeking a larger slice of the late Labor giant's multimillion dollar estate.

Colleen Ayers murder trial: Accused Micheal Duffy no innocent bystander, court hears

Murder victim: Colleen Deborah Ayers.

Louise Hall Ice user Michael Duffy replied 'Yeah OK' when Colleen Ayers' murderer told him, 'We are going to smash her", a court has been told.

Rita Caleo and Michael Chye killings: husband Mark Caleo denied bail

Killed: Rita Caleo and her brother Dr Michael Chye.

Louise Hall Mark Caleo, the man accused of masterminding the stabbing death of his wife Rita Caleo and the shooting death of her brother Michael Chye 25 years ago, has been denied bail in the Supreme Court.

Murder of Colleen Deborah Ayers was a 'thrill kill', court told

Murder victim: Colleen Deborah Ayers.

Louise Hall The murder of Colleen Deborah Ayers was a "thrill kill" carried out spontaneously by Rachael Evans and was not planned in conjunction with the man accused of being her accomplice, his barrister has...

Former teacher Robert Emmett likely to avoid jail over child porn and upskirting students

Robert Emmett, who pleaded guilty to filming up the skirts of his students and possessing child pornography, leaves the Downing Centre Local Court on Friday.

Louise Hall A former Sydney teacher who comes from a family of top NSW judges will likely avoid jail for filming up the skirts of his students and possessing child pornography.  

Illegal Annandale demolition: Property developer who tore down 100-year-old shopfront fined $200,000

Gone: The heritage-listed Edwardian facade that was by the Annandale Hotel.

Louise Hall A property developer who illegally demolished a 100-year-old shopfront in Annandale has been fined $200,000.

Police pursuit drivers behaved as if they were on racetrack: Skye Sassine coroner

Skye Sassine, who was killed in a motor vehicle accident on New Year's Eve 2009.

Louise Hall The Coroner investigating the tragic death of toddler Skye Sassine during a police pursuit has made a scathing assessment of two police officers involved.

'Underbelly: Badness' rollover witness recants 'to make peace with myself'

Murdered: Terry Falconer.

Louise Hall A rollover witness who claimed that Anthony "Rooster" Perish and Matthew Lawton had abducted, murdered and dismembered convicted drug dealer Terry Falconer recanted on his deathbed because “I...

Judges now required to give written reasons for issuing warrants for covert surveillance

NSW Chief Justice Tom Bathurst.

Louise Hall Supreme Court judges are now required to give written reasons for issuing warrants authorising covert surveillance such as listening devices.

Daily Telegraph admits it was incorrect to say Rachelle Louise worked as stripper

Rachelle Louise.

Louise Hall Rachelle Louise has settled her defamation case against the Daily Telegraph, with the newspaper admitting it was incorrect to refer to her as stripper.

Rachelle Louise defamation case: she knew newspaper was calling her a model/actress

Louise Hall A tearful Rachelle Louise, in her defamation trial against Nationwide News, admitted that she hadn't properly read her messages from a journalist, that he would be calling her an "aspiring model and...

Rachelle Louise defamation trial: former girlfriend of Simon Gittany was hundreds of thousands in debt

Rachelle Louise, girlfriend of jailed murderer Simon Gittany, leaves court on Wednesday after defamation proceedings against Nationwide News.

Louise Hall Rachelle Louise has told her defamation trial she was hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt as an email has emerged in which Channel Seven journalists discussed a TV boss who 'loves to party'.

Jessica Silva's brother Miguel Silva on trial for accessory to murder committed by her ex-partner James Polkinghorne

Miguel Silva, brother of Jessica Silva, arrives at the Downing Centre courts.

Louise Hall Jessica Silva's brother on trial for accessory to murder committed by her ex-partner

Wealthy Kahlbetzer family and Garvan Institute in legal fight over late socialite's estate

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Louise Hall The son of one of Australia's richest men and a leading biomedical research institute are embroiled in a legal battle over the estate of the late Sydney socialite Virginia Kahlbetzer.

Pair die in Lane Cove house fire as home engulfed by flames

Emergency services at the scene of the fire.

Louise Hall A house fire on Sydney's lower north shore that killed a man and a woman took hold within seconds, neighbours say.

Halloween party killers rewarded for being young and stupid, grieving father says

Ardavaz and Dorothy Delir with a picture of their son, Eden, who was killed at a Halloween party brawl.

Louise Hall The heartbroken father of a 17-year-old boy murdered by a group of gatecrashers at a 2010 Halloween party in western Sydney says his killers have been "rewarded" with light sentences because of their...

Ballina aged-care nurse murder accused Megan Haines had 'means, motive and opportunity'

Aged-care nurse Megan Haines, pictured, learned of two complaints against her by elderly patients the night before they were found dead.

Louise Hall Two elderly patients who died after being given fatal doses of insulin had made complaints against the aged-care nurse now accused of their murder, a court has heard.

Rachael Evans 'always wanted to be a serial killer', court told

Victim: Colleen Deborah Ayers.

Louise Hall, Patrick Begley Rachael Margaret Evans "always wanted to be a serial killer" and tried to become Ivan Milat's pen pal, a court has heard.

Sex, drugs and alcohol: last days of dead woman Colleen Deborah Ayers revealed

Victim: Colleen Deborah Ayers.

Louise Hall Sordid details of the last days of murdered woman Colleen Deborah Ayers' life have been revealed in the NSW Supreme Court.

Revealed: $2m stolen art collection was discovered in caretaker's parents' garage

Louise Hall A court judgment has revealed that art taken from Peter O'Mara's penthouse in 2010 was discovered in the garage of the suburban home of the parents of his caretaker.