Sunrise host Matt 'Shirvo' Shirvington asks the question on every Aussie's mind ... trends now

Sunrise host Matt 'Shirvo' Shirvington asks the question on every Aussie's mind ... trends now
Sunrise host Matt 'Shirvo' Shirvington asks the question on every Aussie's mind ... trends now

Sunrise host Matt 'Shirvo' Shirvington asks the question on every Aussie's mind ... trends now

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A lawyer has answered the question on the minds of Australians since the sensational outcome of Bruce Lehrmann's defamation case against Network Ten and Lisa Wilkinson was announced. 

On Monday, Lehrmann was found most likely to have raped Brittany Higgins, but Federal Court Justice Michael Lee did not rule on the costs of running the case, estimated to be around $10million. 

Channel 10 lawyer Justin Quill spoke with Sunrise host Matt 'Shirvo' Shirvington on Tuesday morning and said the costs Lehrmann is facing 'will be significant'.

Mr Quill said the judge had asked for submissions from both sides about their costs before he rules on who should pay what.  

'That order ... I would be reasonably confident, will be in Ten's favour and perhaps on an indemnity basis which means Ten would be entitled to all of its costs back.

On Monday, Bruce Lehrmann was found most likely to have raped Brittany Higgins (pictured), but Federal Court Justice Michael Lee did not rule on costs, estimated to be in the vicinity of $10million

On Monday, Bruce Lehrmann was found most likely to have raped Brittany Higgins (pictured), but Federal Court Justice Michael Lee did not rule on costs, estimated to be in the vicinity of $10million

Bruce Lehrmann (pictured) made no comment to media as he left the court on Monday

Bruce Lehrmann (pictured) made no comment to media as he left the court on Monday

'Whether they're able to recover those costs is another thing and will depend by and large on Bruce Lehrmann's means,' he said. 

Mr Quill also explained the difference between a civil and criminal finding.  Lehrmann's legal action for defamation was a civil case. 

'Probably one of the biggest differences ... is that Bruce Lehrmann is at home, waking up at home this morning, and not waking up in prison,' he said. 

'The other difference

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