Peter Dutton’s lawyers question Shane Bazzi’s costs figure which was revised down after an ‘error’ was discovered

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Lawyers for Peter Dutton have “hypothetically” questioned whether Shane Bazzi’s lawyers presented a “sham” bill for $233,000 of costs, after they were forced to revise down the “real bill” for the defamation case to $155,510.

Bazzi’s counsel said that an “error” was discovered in an earlier statement to the court and the fresh statement corrected the record, but said the error was “not significant enough” to justify delaying the costs hearing.

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