National Electronic Conveyancing

23 October, 2013

Summary Release 1 of the national electronic conveyancing system (known as PEXA) went ‘live’ in Victoria in June 2013 with the Commonwealth Bank, the scope being standalone discharges, mortgages and refinances.  In the past month CBA has been successfully conducting a handful of electronic transactions each day, and the scope of Release 1 is to […]

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Update on barristers’ claims (June 2008)

1 June, 2008

Summary The story so far.  At the end of June 2008 the LPLC will have been insuring members of the Victorian Bar for 3 years. To read the full paper please download above.

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Settling litigation – is the case defused or detonated

1 April, 2008

Summary The pressures and hazards associated with settling litigation give rise to a number of liability risks for barristers. This paper explores common problems, case law and risk management lessons. To read the full paper please download above.

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Pleadings – counsel’s responsibilities and risk management issues (October 2007)

1 October, 2007

Summary This paper looks at Counsel’s responsibilities in relation to pleadings, the relevant case law and risk management solutions to avoid claims. To read the full paper please download above.

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Getting caught short (June 2007)

1 June, 2007

Summary This paper looks at claims trends against Barristers, including the key risk areas of commercial litigation and personal cost orders. To read the full paper please download above.

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Why do barristers get sued? (June 2006)

1 June, 2006

This paper reviews the claims experience of Barristers in the 2005/2006 policy year and provides helpful advice on how to avoid being sued.

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Practising safe settlements (November 2005)

1 November, 2005

This paper provides risk management strategies to help Barristers to avoid claims arising from the compromise of litigation.

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