Herald Sun, Tuesday 6 March 2019:

The article discusses Tony Mokbel’s possible civil claim rights for being attacked in prison, and goes on to quote our Managing Director Joshua Reimer:

“Mokbel appears to have a far greater chance with civil action than in pursuing victims of crime compensation.

Specialist victims of crime lawyer Joshua Reimer, of Johnstone & Reimer Lawyers, would not comment on the Mobel case specifically, but said there were obstacles to some offenders being successful at the Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal.

Mr Reimer said section 54 of the Victims of Crime Assistance Act, which obligates the Tribunal to consider the character and background of a victim, made it difficult for high-level criminal offenders to win a payout.”

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