Professional negligence claims can often arise from complex litigation. JANICE PURVIS and CANDICE PERRIMAN outline some ways to recognise and manage the risks.
Why bilingual lawyers should think twice before taking on the role of interpreters for their clients. By JEN MCMILLAN.
A discussion of Reilly v Reilly  NSWSC 1419 and restrictions on Powers of Attorney imposed by the general law. By GREG COUSTON and TONY…
Online Court has its advantages but solicitors must keep on top of their emails to avoid the risks of costs orders and dismissal of proceedings….
It is important to recognise the close relationship between stress and the increased risk of a professional negligence claim. By CANDICE PERRIMAN.
A legal practitioner’s positive duty to assist the Court includes assisting the Court to understand an unrepresented litigant’s claims. By LUCY WILLIAMS and ROSEMARY WORKMAN.
The authority of an enduring attorney is expressed differently in each jurisdiction. But a Queensland decision may have relevance in New South Wales. By JEN…
Limitation periods for equitable causes of action are not straightforward and require careful investigation and analysis. Consult Lawcover’s schedule. By ELISSA BAXTER and ALEX HASLAM.
A recent case emphasises the importance of identifying clients before witnessing their signatures on loan and associated security documents. By TONY REYNOLDS and DEBORAH MORRIS.
Be proactive in transitioning to the new regime and remember to review funds transfer processes and confirm payment instructions by multiple methods. By SIMONE HERBERT-LOWE.
Email scams are targeting law practices. Warn clients about email scams targeting funds transfers. Educate everyone in your law practice about risks. By SIMONE HERBERT-LOWE.