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25th May, 2018

You need to take the good with the bad

When acting in litigation, it is essential to take detailed instructions about any circumstances that weaken your client’s case in addition to those that support the case. In one claim, the practitioner acted for a claimant in a claim under Part IV of the Administration and Probate Act 1958 (Vic) against the estate of her […]

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18th May, 2018

Avoid the section 32 traps

Every year LPLC sees conveyancing claims where the cause of the claim is defective section 32 disclosure. To properly advise clients practitioners need to understand the vendor disclosure obligations in the Sale of Land Act 1962 (Vic). Reviewing relevant cases, attending seminars about conveyancing and reading relevant texts are other things practitioners can do to […]

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11th May, 2018

Risks for the bank of mum and dad

Practitioners asked to act in transactions where parents lend money to their children to help them buy a house should stop and think about the transaction. Who are they acting for? Who else could think the practitioner is looking after their interests? If you are acting for the child in the purchase of the property […]

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7th May, 2018

Key Risk Checklist: Sale of land – questions for the vendor

Sale of land – questions for the vendor   Instructions ☐  Please circle yes or no as applicable. ☐  Please provide the additional information as indicated e.g. a copy of your title(s). ☐  If you do not know the answer or are unable to provide the additional information please insert the words ‘not known’. ☐ […]

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4th May, 2018

Risk video bite – Family law financial agreements

Presenter: Alex Macmillan, Claims Manager, LPLC

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