Reminder: Interpret the interaction of policy provisions, not each provision in isolation

The New South Wales Court of Appeal recently found that a claim for indemnity was subject to a large excess even…

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Legal Directions

Are there any limitations on the operation of s54 of the Insurance Contracts Act?

In Matthew Maxwell v Highway Hauliers Pty Ltd [2013] WASCA 115 the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Western…

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Legal Directions

Is there an enforceable duty of care in familial relationships?

The New South Wales Court of Appeal has overturned a decision of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in which…

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Offers of Compromise

The New South Wales Court of Appeal has addressed the recent judicial uncertainty regarding the requirements of a valid offer of…

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An important decision on section 6 of the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1946 and the ‘Bridgecorp issue’*

Recently, the Full Bench of the Court of Appeal held that s6 of the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1946 (NSW)…

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Scott Moloney joins Moray & Agnew

CANBERRA, 12 September 2013 – A senior Canberra-based lawyer with extensive Commonwealth government experience has joined fast-growing firm Moray & Agnew.…

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Media Release

FOFA predicted to push up premiums and prices: survey

SYDNEY, 9 September 2013 – The recently introduced Future of Financial Advice reforms are more likely to drive up the cost…

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Media Release