We represented a local government authority on instructions from its insurer in respect of nervous shock and physical injury claims by victims of a suburban bushfire. Allegations of negligence were made against the local government authority concerning its failure to control and manage fire fuel loads in suburban bush land. We advised the insurer and the local government authority with respect to the legal responsibility of other participants including State government departments and bushfire authorities.
January 20, 2016
Ernst v McRoss & Anor  VCC 1754 (9 December 2015) Introduction The recent judgment in Ernst v McRoss & Anor…Continue reading
Uniting Church in Australia Property Trust (NSW) v Miller; Miller v Lithgow City Council  NSWCA 320
March 21, 2016
As a postscript to our Legal Directions article dated 27 October 2015 – which dealt with the NSW Court of Appeal…Continue reading
July 30, 2015
We are delighted to advise that Emma Chapman has joined the rapidly growing insurance team in our Brisbane office. Emma has…Continue reading