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Law Society Journal Articles

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2019 Articles

November 2019

Reduce risk and stress by systematically managing critical dates

October 2019

Practical tips for conveyancing solicitors in a changing economy

August 2019

Lawcover tips for managing some key risks in litigation practice

June 2019

Tips for finalising estate matters

May 2019

Honesty is the best policy

April 2019

Traps for bilingual solicitors

March 2019

Powers of Attorney – an ‘enduring’ source of liability for solicitors

February 2019

Watch your inbox! Online Court has arrived

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2018 Articles

December 2018

Under pressure: the relationship between risk and stress

November 2018

Dealing with unrepresented litigants

July 2018

Who do you think they are? Identifying your client

June 2018

Is your practice ready for e-conveyancing?

May 2018

Emails: Danger, handle with care

April 2018

Issue waiver: when is privilege lost?

March 2018

This time it’s personal: defamation claims against solicitors

February 2018

Practical tips for executors where there has been an active enduring power of attorney

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2017 Articles

December 2017

Managing cyber risk – practical guidance

November 2017

Has your negligence caused a loss?

October 2017

Transactions involving enduring powers of attorney

September 2017

Do you know it all? When its unwise to advise

August 2017

Caution – solicitor on board!

July 2017

Making enduring powers of attorney

June 2017

Ready to defend yourself?

May 2017

Is your firm privacy compliant?

April 2017

Reasonable Supervision: What Does It Mean for You and Your Staff?

March 2017

Clarifying Your (Evolving) Retainer

February 2017

Real Property Changes: Risk Management Tips for Solicitor

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2016 Articles

December 2016

When Clients Provide Security for a Third Party’s Benefit Some Practical Tips

November 2016

Risk Management and Claims Prevention

October 2016

Duty of Care to Prospective Beneficiary under A Will Badenach V Calvert

September 2016

Key Principles of Privilege and Waiver of Privilege

August 2016

Can a Lawyer Act Contrary to a Former Client’s Interests

July 2016

Personal Costs Orders against Solicitors

July 2016

Implications of The High Court’s Decision on Advocate’s Immunity

June 2016

No Compromise on Advocate’s Immunity

June 2016

Informal Communications with Judges’ Chambers A Professional and Risk Management Issue

May 2016

Subpoenae and Claims for Legal Professional Privilege

May 2016

Advocates Immunity – Attwells v Jackson Lalic Lawyers Pty Ltd

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2015 Articles

November 2015

Solicitor’s Liability to Estate Beneneficiaries

October 2015

Client lunch comes back to bite

September 2015

Dangers in Overreliance on Counsel

August 2015

The risks of mixing legal and financial advice

July 2015

Protecting against the other party’s actions in family law proceedings

June 2015

Do I suggest an informal will? The Howe v Fischer Appeal

May 2015

Professional Negligence: How much will a claim really cost me?

April 2015

The risky business of advising on Pre-Nuptial agreements

March 2015

Professional Indemnity Policy: What conduct is caught by the dishonesty exclusion?

February 2015

Ademption Traps for Conveyancers

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2014 Articles

December 2014

The Scope of a Solicitor’s Fiduciary Duty

November 2014

Lawyers’ Liability to Non-Clients

August 2014

Privilege Lost: Preservation of privilege, practice pointers

July 2014

Informal Wills: The duty of a lawyer to consider, discuss and make an informal will for a client

June 2014

Extent of Duty: How far should you go?

May 2014

Beyond wasting trees

April 2014

Solicitors’ responsibility when advising about directors’ guarantees

March 2014

The expanding scope of advocates` immunity

March 2014

Who is your new client?

February 2014

Closed files, ongoing risks

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2013 Articles

December 2013

Staying ahead of the risk curve

November 2013

Risk Management and the PPS Register

October 2013

If you are face with a claim, don’t hesitate – notify Lawcover

September 2013

Rectifying mistakes in property settlement

August 2013

Clarity on offers of compromise

July 2013

Don’t be a client’s scapegoat

June 2013

Technology driving lawyers’ duty to act

May 2013

Danger for being defamed, and their lawyers

April 2013

Who is responsible and who is insured?

March 2013

Solicitor wins on adovate’s immunity

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2012 Articles

October 2012

Leading a horse to water

August 2012

Dilemmas of the family solicitor

June 2012

What to do if you find you’ve made a mistake

May 2012

Has your file been supoenaed?

April 2012

Power of Attorney – When red lights flash

March 2012

Proceed with caution over client capacity

February 2012

The humble file note as important as ever