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  1. Conveyancer’s liability in transactions involving fraud – primary responsibility rests with the fraudster (where it belongs)

    20 January 2020 | Insurance & Health Law

    A sister defrauded her two brothers of their interest in the family home that was bequeathed to all three in equal shares upon the parents’ deaths. An innocent yet negligent conveyancer was drawn into the fray as she did not take sufficient steps to...

  2. Court summarily dismisses claim against power supply company following St Patricks Day Bushfires

    12 March 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    An electricity supply company (Powercor) was not negligent or in breach of duty for failing to prune or remove a gum tree which fell, hit a powerline, which dislodged an electrical conductor that ignited a damaging bushfire. In Issue Whether the...