AWP17 v Department of Immigration and Border Protection

6 St James Hall's public law barrister Madeleine Bridgett, led by James Emmett, 12 Wentworth Selbourne Chambers, appeared pro bono for the Applicant who is currently held in an offshore processing centre, instructed by the National Justice Project. The urgent interlocutory injunction was heard by the Federal Court of Australia's Nicholas J on 2 March 2017. The injunction, which was granted, sought to, inter alia, prevent the Commonwealth from withdrawing, or ceasing, to support and provide services to the Applicant.