Do you have a right to privacy?

Andrew Moore (Partner) and Ahrani Ranjitkumar (Senior Associate) have contributed to the recent LexisNexis Privacy Law Bulletin, looking at the need for Australia to develop its privacy laws to allow for sufficient protection of individuals’ rights to privacy in our evolving digital world. The article addresses the following key takeaways: the development of a statutory […]

World’s Leading Insurance Law Firms to Serve the Global Insurance Market

Four of the world’s leading insurance law firms have joined forces to deliver legal services for insurers and their global clients. Conceived and formed 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 […]

Deliberately taking a risk can still be an ‘accident’

Paul Spezza (Partner), Scott Macoun (Senior Associate) and Bree Smith (Associate) consider the Court of Appeal of Queensland’s decision of Matton Developments Pty Ltd v CGU Insurance Limited [2016] QCA 208, which provides insight to both insurers and policy holders into what constitutes “accidental damage”, and how the courts are reluctant to interpret additional benefits […]

2016 W+K APIG SCHOLARSHIP NOW OPEN

Wotton + Kearney, in partnership with the Australian Professional Indemnity Group (APIG) is excited to announce the launch of the 2016 W+K APIG Scholarship. The Scholarship is an outstanding opportunity for a talented young APIG member to attend the 20th Annual Professional Indemnity Forum (PIF) Conference and Lloyd’s market in the UK in July 2017. […]

“Blick” outlook for cyclists – ACT Court of Appeal upholds $1.7 million judgment

Charles Simon (Partner) and Michael Milton (Special Counsel) consider the recent ACT Court of Appeal decision in Blick v Franklin [2016] ACTCA17, which provides a tale of caution for cyclists, liability underwriters and defendants preparing (or not preparing) expert evidence.