Important guidance on the determination of vicarious liability and statute of limitations in child sexual abuse cases has been provided in the High Court of Australia’s recent decision in Prince Alfred College Incorporated v ADC  HCA 37. Click to read our analysis of the implications for your business prepared by Sean O’Connor and Greg […]
Sean O’Connor (Partner) and Michael Fung (Associate) review the recent NSW Court of Appeal decision in Mansfield v Great Lakes Council  NSWCA 204, which discusses the evidence needed for a plaintiff to overcome a defence under section 43A (applicable to public authorities) and section 45 (applicable to road authorities) of the Civil Liability Act […]
Relief for builders and their insurers! Brookfield Multiplex Ltd v The Owners – Strata Plan No 61288
In a decision that will no doubt be greeted with relief by builders and their insurers, on 8 October 2014 the High Court of Australia delivered its much awaited decision in Brookfield Multiplex Ltd v The Owners – Strata Plan No 61288  HCA 36. The High Court has determined that there is no common […]
Sean O’Connor shares his thoughts on the relationship between proportionate liability, arbitration and insurance cover in this article published in Australasian Lawyer magazine.