NSWCA confirms solicitors do not owe a ‘penumbral duty’ to provide advice beyond the retainer.
The climate change settlement raising the bar for Australian corporate risk management.
With Revenue NSW audits on the rise, we set out the extra precautions you should consider when acting for ‘foreign persons’ in real property transactions.
Now is a good time to review how successful working from home arrangements are and to identify potential areas of risk.
The real value of file notes in defending professional indemnity claims.
Advising companies on the new personal GST liability applying to company directors.
Clear and effective communication is key in minimising the likelihood of a professional negligence claim.
The importance of settlement dates for land tax certificates.
If you are a consultant to a law practice, for insurance purposes the critical question is whether you are an employee or an independent contractor.
ILONA MILLAR & SHARONA COUTTS examine how regulators, corporations and individuals are starting to see climate change as a matter of financial risk management.
Two recent decisions highlight the problems that can occur in expert reports or evidence and the attendant risks. By JENNIFER O’BRIEN