Implications of the High Court’s decision on advocate’s immunity

Settlement advice and discussions should be documented to reduce the prospects of a successful negligence claim. By SIMONE HERBERT-LOWE.

No compromise on advocate’s immunity

Advice leading to a settlement agreed between the parties is not generally protected by the immunity from suit. By MALCOLM CAMERON.

The latest from the Federal Court: September 2015

Reporting and analysis of the most notable decisions in the Federal Court. By THOMAS HURLEY.

Recent application of the advocates immunity doctrine

Young v Hones [2014] NSWCA 337 and White v Forster [2014] NSWSC 1767, illustrate that advocates’ immunity can be a basis to seek summary dismissal of a claim…