Supporting vulnerable people during the pandemic

I’m pleased to be able to share a feature about Wotton + Kearney’s pro bono work, which was published in the latest edition of Lawyers Weekly. W+K’s Community Footprint program has long focused on providing pro bono and community support in the areas of senior’s rights, domestic violence, homelessness and refugees and people seeking asylum […]

COVID-19 Resource Centre

Wotton + Kearney is committed to keeping our clients informed of the insurance and broader business implications of the coronavirus outbreak. With senior insurance law experts across major policy types and market sectors, we are well placed to provide advice and tailored support in product lines and claims areas we specialise in. On this page […]

How W+K’s pro bono and community partners are providing support to the most vulnerable during COVID-19

In acknowledgement of Law Week 2020, Wotton + Kearney is highlighting the important work that our pro bono and community partners are doing to address the needs of clients during the COVID-19 pandemic. In our series of four case studies below we focus on seniors rights, homelessness, domestic violence and refugees. W+K’s Community Footprint program […]

Informed Insurance: 2020 Predictions Report

We are pleased to share our latest Legalign Global thought leadership publication, Informed Insurance: 2020 Predictions, which has been launched in our region today. Aimed at supporting the global insurance market in preparing for the opportunities and challenges ahead, the report includes over 80 predictions by senior lawyers at the Legalign Global alliance firms, including Wotton […]

The 7 Principles to Building a Better Refugee Policy

On World Refugee Day we reflect back on the event we hosted on Thursday 13th June with The Kaldor Centre on “Building a Better Refugee Policy”.  David Gonski AC and Prof Jane McAdam introduced the Kaldor Centre Principles & Priorities for Australian Refugee Policy at a sold-out event. The 7 Principles provide a stable foundation […]

The Path to Ending Modern Slavery

The path to ending modern slavery may seem long, but if we tread it together we will secure freedom for all. A significant step along the path was taken last month, when the Australian Parliament tabled its final report, Hidden in Plain Sight, on the year-long inquiry into establishing a Modern Slavery Act in Australia. […]