High Court affirms scope of advocates’ immunity28 April 2017 | Insurance & Health Law
High Court of Australia confirms advocates' immunity does not extend to negligent advice on whether to accept or reject an offer of settlement made during settlement negotiations in litigated claims. In Issue Whether advocates’ immunity extends.
Solicitor not liable to financier client despite breach of duty24 January 2017 | Insurance & Health Law
The NSWCA upheld the trial judge's decision that a financier failed to prove causation because it would have proceeded with a loan transaction despite its solicitor's breach of duty. In Issue Whether a plaintiff lender established causation, by...