Risky business: super case heats up climate debate

ILONA MILLAR & SHARONA COUTTS examine how regulators, corporations and individuals are starting to see climate change as a matter of financial risk management.

Expert reports and evidence – the dangers of non-compliance

Two recent decisions highlight the problems that can occur in expert reports or evidence and the attendant risks. By JENNIFER O’BRIEN

Reduce risk and stress by systematically managing critical dates

JEN MCMILLAN provides her top tips to help solicitors manage critical dates.

Lawcover tips for managing some key risks in litigation practice

Professional negligence claims can often arise from complex litigation. JANICE PURVIS and CANDICE PERRIMAN outline some ways to recognise and manage the risks.

Tips for finalising estate matters

Four tips to minimise risks when finalising estate matters. By JEN MCMILLAN.

Honesty is the best (way to make sure you are covered under the) policy

Honesty is always the best policy. If a claim arises from a lack of honesty, professional indemnity insurance cover may be in jeopardy. By MALCOLM…

Traps for bilingual solicitors: Working with culturally and linguistically diverse clients

Why bilingual lawyers should think twice before taking on the role of interpreters for their clients. By JEN MCMILLAN.

Powers of Attorney – an ‘enduring’ source of liability for solicitors

A discussion of Reilly v Reilly [2017] NSWSC 1419 and restrictions on Powers of Attorney imposed by the general law. By GREG COUSTON and TONY…

Watch your inbox! Online Court has arrived

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….

Under pressure: the link between risk and stress

It is important to recognise the close relationship between stress and the increased risk of a professional negligence claim. By CANDICE PERRIMAN.