Paul Bibby

Paul Bibby

Paul Bibby is a Court Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald.

Mona Vale truck crash: Cootes Transport funded re-enactment

Paul Bibby A re-enactment of the accident that forms crucial evidence in the case was entirely funded by the company that employed the driver.

Fatal Mona Vale truck crash: Doubt cast on re-enactment evidence

Fireball: the tanker crash that claimed two lives in Mona Vale.

Paul Bibby Crucial re-enactment evidence in the case of a fatal truck crash on Sydney's northern beaches was entirely funded by Cootes Transport, employer of the truck driver facing multiple charges over the...

Irish brothers Patrick and Barry Lyttle to return home

Barry Lyttle and his brother Patrick leave Downing Centre Local Court after the sentencing on Friday.

Paul Bibby It was Patrick Lyttle's first big trip away from home - an opportunity to follow the well-worn path from the chill of Belfast to Australia's inviting shores.

Irish tourist Barry Lyttle avoids jail over one-punch attack on brother Patrick

Barry Lyttle (centre) arrives at court with his lawyer Chris Watson (left) and brother Patrick (right).

Paul Bibby An Irish tourist who put his brother into a coma with a single punch outside a Kings Cross nightclub has narrowly avoided jail, after a magistrate on Friday granted him a 13-month suspended sentence.

Senior Australian Government solicitor Nicholas Gouliaditis pleads guilty to drug supply

Paul Bibby A senior Australian government solicitor has pleaded guilty to supplying the drugs ice and GHB and will be sentenced later this year.

Paedophile Maurice van Ryn's wife threatened, letterbox firebombed, court told

Awaiting sentencing: Maurice van Ryn.

Paul Bibby The wife of convicted paedophile and former Bega Cheese CEO Maurice van Ryn is "concerned for her safety" after being subjected to threatening phone calls and the "fire bombing" of her...

Ex-detective Mark Garner avoids jail after having sex at police station with 'sexual assault victim'

Paul Bibby A former detective who had sex with a woman at a police station after she reported being the victim of a sexually assault has avoided jail, with a judge allowing the...

Jibryl Alamouie, allegedly found with guns, combat books and Islamic flag during terror raids, refused bail

NSW Police making an arrest in Greenacre following raids as part of a counter-terrorism operation on Friday.

Paul Bibby A 21-year-old man found with guns, books on combat, and an Islamic flag in the bedroom of his family's south-west Sydney home has been denied bail, with a judge finding there was a risk he would...

'Contract killer' Bernard Spicer should be jailed fore life for murdering solicitor Katie Foreman, court told

The victim: Katie Foreman.

Paul Bibby Prosecutors have called for the Sydney "contract killer" who murdered Wollongong solicitor by setting fire to her bedroom as she slept to be sentenced to life in prison, declaring "a person...

Irish tourist Barry Lyttle faces possible jail sentence over one-punch attack on brother Patrick

Barry Lyttle (centre) arrives at court with his lawyer Chris Watson (left) and brother Patrick (right).

Paul Bibby An Irish tourist who put his brother into a coma with a single punch outside a Kings Cross nightclub could be sent to jail, despite the brother's emotional plea for leniency.

Irish tourist Barry Lyttle pleads guilty over one-punch attack on brother Patrick Lyttle

Brothers Patrick Lyttle (left), Barry Lyttle (centre) and barrister Chris Watson outside court on Thursday.

Paul Bibby Irish tourist Barry Lyttle has pleaded guilty to recklessly causing grevious bodily harm over the one-punch attack on his younger brother Patrick, and could learn his fate as early as this afternoon.

Accused Sydney terror plotter Sulayman Khalid waives right to committal hearing

Sulayman Khalid in a file picture.

Paul Bibby A young Sydney man accused of planning a terrorist attack has waived his right to a pre-trial committal hearing, with his defence foreshadowing an application for a permanent stay of the prosecution...

Police not to blame for teen's death during high-speed pursuit, coroner finds

William Robson-Pearce.

Paul Bibby The death of a teenage motorcyclist during a high-speed police pursuit was not the fault of the officers who gave chase a coroner has found, despite claims by the youth's family that the pursuit was...

Immigration lawyer David Bitel to stand trial over allegations he raped, assaulted asylum seeker clients

Facing trial: David Bitel.

Paul Bibby A prominent Sydney immigration lawyer has been committed to stand trial over allegations that he raped and indecently assaulted six male asylum seekers whom he was meant to be representing.

Disgraced former doctor Graeme Reeves returns to court to face manslaughter over death of Kerry Ann McAllister

Graeme Reeves has already spent 12 months in jail for maliciously inflicting grievous bodily harm on female patients.

Paul Bibby, Stephanie Gardiner Former Bega doctor Graeme Reeves faces the charge over the death of 38-year-old Kerry Ann McAllister, who died after she gave birth to her third son.

Bail revoked for father who arranged for 12-year-old daughter to have sex with man

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Paul Bibby A Sydney father who arranged for his 12-year-old daughter to marry and then have sex with a 26-year-old man has been taken into custody after prosecutors successfully applied for his bail to be...

Irish tourist Barry Lyttle to wait another week to learn whether charge will be downgraded over alleged one-punch attack on brother Patrick Lyttle

Patrick Lyttle, right, arrives in court in March to support his brother Barry, left.

Paul Bibby An Irish tourist accused of punching his brother in the head during an argument at Kings Coss will have to wait another week to learn whether the charge against him will be downgraded following his...

Prosecutors seek to revoke bail for father who procured underage daughter for sex

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Paul Bibby Prosecutors are asking the NSW Supreme Court to revoke the bail of a Sydney father who was convicted of "procuring" his 12-year-old daughter for sex with a 27-year-old man, ahead of the father's...

Convicted murderer Daniel Kelsall may plead guilty to possessing child abuse material after sentencing

Murderer Daniel Kelsall was also charged with possessing child abuse material.

Paul Bibby The lawyer for Morgan Huxley's killer said he may plead guilty for another offence.

Medical student Christina King seeks court injunction after failing first and second year courses

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Paul Bibby A university student whose enrollment was terminated after she failed first- and second-year medicine sought a court injunction so she could participate in a third-year subject that would have...