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Cyber, Tech and Data Risk Report – Issue 8, June 2024

By: Kieran Doyle, Nicole Gabryk, Stephen Morrissey, Joseph Fitzgerald, Amanda Beattie, Nick Martin and Gavin Davies We are delighted to share Issue 8 of our Cyber, Tech and Data Risk Report – our wrap-up of relevant news for the last quarter of FY24 for insurers, brokers and their customers doing business in Australia and New Zealand in the cyber, tech and data fields. In our June issue, we cover a ...

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Stay applications in a post-GLJ world

By: Richard Leder, Samantha Saad and Michelle Rich Domenic Colbert (a pseudonym) v Trustees of the Christian Brothers [2024] VSC 309 At a glance On 13 June 2024, the Supreme Court of Victoria delivered its decision in Domenic Colbert (a pseudonym) v Trustees of the Christian Brothers [2024] VSC 309, dismissing the defendant’s application for a permanent stay. The decision of Justice O’Meara has articulated the “new world” standard that institutional ...

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Wotton + Kearney continues growth with construction partner in Melbourne

Leading insurance and risk law firm Wotton + Kearney has continued its growth trajectory with the hire of partner Sarah Metcalfe. Sarah joins the firm’s Melbourne office from Clyde & Co. Sarah is an experienced insurance disputes lawyer, and specialises in complex, multi-party building and construction disputes. She has represented various building and construction professionals, including architecture firms, contractors, building surveyors and engineering firms, in various disputes including legal proceedings, ...

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