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Recent abuse cases offer further guidance

There have been three recent cases involving abuse matters that provide further guidance on how the courts are addressing some key liability, damages and limitation issues. These issues include: the need for specific evidence about the level of impact of limitation periods in considering applications to set aside settlements in institutional abuse matters the importance of clearly articulated causes of action in pleadings the way damages are assessed when there ...

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Our global network

Five of the world’s leading insurance law firms have joined forces to deliver legal services for insurers and their global clients.

Established to meet the legal needs of the growing multinational insurance market, Legalign Global employs an innovative legal services business model for the insurance sector delivered seamlessly across jurisdictions by best-in-region law firms that share consistent, unparalleled service standards.

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Wotton + Kearney offers you the opportunity to work with some of Australia and New Zealand’s leading insurance companies, government agencies and non-profit organisations on their most important customer challenges.

We are a growing community of professionals across our 6 offices that can help you realise your career potential, where your talents are nurtured and where you will get the support and tools you need to help shape the future of insurance law.