Congratulations to John Wakefield, winner, Australasian Law Awards 2018 Australian Arbitrator of the Year

[fa icon="calendar'] May 18, 2018 11:13:51 AM / by Holman Webb posted in Franchising & Retail, Food Law, Health, Aged Care & Life Sciences, Insurance, Intellectual Property Protection, Foreign Investment & Migration, Govenment, Media & Communications, Workplace Relations, Dispute Resolution and Litigation, Third Sector: Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise, Property, Technology Law

Holman Webb is proud to announce that John Wakefield was awarded Australian Arbitrator of the Year in the Australasian Law Awards 2018.

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“Bikies, Brothels and now Bowsers?” Marketform Managing Agency Ltd v Amashaw Pty Ltd [2018] NSWCA 70

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 17, 2018 3:20:02 PM / by John Van de Poll and Olivia Puglisi posted in Business Corporate & Commercial, Insurance

The NSW Court of Appeal has recently had occasion to apply the Stealth Enterprises v Calliden decision. 

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Holman Webb lawyers named in AFR Best Lawyers in Australia 2019

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 17, 2018 2:08:26 PM / by Holman Webb posted in Health, Aged Care & Life Sciences, Insurance, Workplace Relations, Dispute Resolution and Litigation

We are pleased to announce our sector focussed leading lawyers have been recognised in the 2019 Best Lawyers in Australia list as published in the Australian Financial Review.

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Holman Webb named finalists in four categories for the Australasian Law Awards 2018

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 26, 2018 1:58:24 PM / by Holman Webb posted in Business Corporate & Commercial, Dispute Resolution, Insurance, Dispute Resolution and Litigation

Holman Webb is delighted to announce that the firm has been named as finalists in the Australasian Law Awards 2018 in the following categories:

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Patient consent issues where the procedure is performed by another surgeon - Tinnock v Murrumbidgee Local Health District (No 6) [2017] NSWSC 1003

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 14, 2017 4:05:05 PM / by John Van de Poll and Vahini Chetty posted in Health, Aged Care & Life Sciences, Insurance

Facts

Ms Tinnock initially underwent surgery for repair of an incisional hernia on 7 June 2010, under the care of Dr Justin Gundara, surgical registrar. The surgery was supervised by Dr Michael Payne, specialist general surgeon.

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Defamation - Absolute Privilege and the Good Faith Protection for Complaints to the NSW Medical Council and Health Care Complaints Commission Hunter v Hanson [2017] NSWCA 164

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 14, 2017 3:49:34 PM / by Zara Officer posted in Health, Aged Care & Life Sciences, Insurance

A recent Court of Appeal decision in a defamation claim has considered the defence of absolute privilege under section 27(2)(d) and Schedule 1, clause 15 of the Defamation Act 2005 (NSW), and the good faith protections for complainants under the Health Care Complaints Act 1993 (NSW) and the former Medical Practice Act 1992 (NSW).

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The Importance of Understanding Your Medical Malpractice & Civil Liability Policy - Updated

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 14, 2017 3:35:49 PM / by Zara Officer posted in Health, Aged Care & Life Sciences, Insurance

AAI Limited (t/as Vero Insurance) v GEO Group Australia Pty Limited [2017] NSWCA 110

A recent Court of Appeal decision confirms the need for healthcare providers to understand their medical malpractice and civil liability policy terms and conditions. The primary decision was the subject of our article in the May 2017 edition of the Health Law Bulletin.

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Holman Webb named Finalist in the 2017 Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 24, 2017 3:04:36 PM / by Holman Webb posted in Insurance

Holman Webb is delighted to announce we have been named as a finalist in the  Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards 2017 – Insurance Team of the Year category.

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Holman Webb Announces 10 Promotions Across Eastern Sea-Board Offices

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 3, 2017 4:17:49 PM / by John Wakefield posted in Business Corporate & Commercial, Commercial Recovery & Insolvency, Insurance, Dispute Resolution and Litigation, Property

Holman Webb is delighted to announce 10 internal promotions across our Eastern Sea-Board offices, effective 1 July 2017.   These promotions span our commercial recovery and insolvency, corporate and commercial,  dispute resolution, insurance, property, and workplace relations practices.

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Something Worth Noting - What If An "Adverse Costs" Insurance Policy Cannot Secure Defence Costs?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 23, 2017 2:46:55 PM / by Mark Sheller posted in Insurance

Introduction

The Federal Court of Australia recently heard argument about whether an insurance policy offering protection against an adverse costs liability could be proffered as sufficient security for costs.

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