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- 03/09/17--15:00: _On the subject of f...
- 03/16/17--16:00: _Revisit terms befor...
- 03/23/17--16:00: _Attention to detail...
- 02/13/17--22:43: _FAQs – Building and...
- 03/30/17--16:00: _Personal injury cla...
- 04/06/17--16:00: _Money, money, money...
- 04/20/17--16:00: _Just run your eyes ...
- 04/27/17--16:00: _Time to prepare for...
- 03/09/17--15:00: On the subject of finance – Part 2
- 03/16/17--16:00: Revisit terms before paying trust money
- 03/23/17--16:00: Attention to detail is key to avoiding property claims
- 02/13/17--22:43: FAQs – Building and construction
- 03/30/17--16:00: Personal injury claims are easy to avoid
- 04/06/17--16:00: Money, money, money and risk management
- 04/20/17--16:00: Just run your eyes over this
- 04/27/17--16:00: Time to prepare for mandatory notification of data breaches
Practitioners need to be proactive where there are time pressures in contracts of sale. Last week’s blog looked at the risks of practitioners failing to properly advise purchaser clients on subject to finance clauses as well as the importance of documenting instructions and advice. This week we look at the need for practitioners to be proactive […]
When you are asked to disburse money held on trust, you need to be clear about who is asking for the money and revisit the terms of the trust before paying it. You should never make assumptions about entitlement to trust money, even when you received the money ostensibly on behalf of your client and […]
Already this financial year property claims, including conveyancing and leasing, account for 31 per cent of the number of claims. This is up from 26 per cent for the whole of the 2015/16 financial year. So where are property lawyers going wrong? Failing to properly advise a party about the contract of sale and section […]
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Failure to issue proceedings within time is a major cause of personal injury claims. LPLC’s recently published snapshot on personal injury litigation explains other common causes of personal injury claims as well as risk management strategies to assist in claims prevention. Sometimes the mistake was due to a lack of or failure to implement a system resulting […]
There can be a number of reasons claims arise where trust funds are held by a law firm. In some claims trust funds were paid by the law firm to the wrong party, while in others trust funds were not invested in accordance with the client’s instructions or the option to invest was not raised […]
Practitioners who act repeatedly for a client need to document the scope of work for each matter, irrespective of its size. LPLC has received claims where a client made a casual request for a practitioner to conduct a cursory check of a document, only to later allege they expected the practitioner to advise on issues […]
The Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Bill 2016 (Cwlth) was passed on 13 February 2017 and will come into effect within 12 months. It amends the Privacy Act 1988 (Cwlth) (Act) by introducing a scheme for mandatory notification of data breaches. The provisions apply to public and private organisations regulated by the Act, which include […]
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