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Four Partners, One Special Counsel Listed in Doyle's Guide 2020

Congratulations to four Partners and one Special Counsel, who have each been included in recently published Doyle's Guide 2020 lists, including:

  • Leading Dust Diseases Lawyers (Defendant) - Queensland;
  • Leading Dust Diseases Liability Lawyers (Defendant) - South Australia; and
  • Leading Compulsory Third Party Insurance Lawyers (Defendant) - New South Wales.

In addition, Holman Webb is the only firm listed in the Doyle's Guide 'First Tier' category, on the recently published Leading Dust Diseases Law Firms (Defendant) – Queensland list.  Similarly, Holman Webb is listed in the 'Leading' category for Leading Dust Diseases Law Firms (Defendant) – South Australia.

Jumping Castles and Insurance in Australia
Tuesday 6 October 2020 / by Natasha Miller posted in Insurance Jumping Castles Bouncy Castles Injury Liability

Jumping castles, otherwise known as bouncy castles or inflatable trampolines, are a firm favourite at fetes, birthday parties, beer gardens – and even in pools.  

Of course, like any form of fun, they have their hazards.

Claimants Entitled to Compensation for the Cost of Hiring a Reasonably Equivalent, Commensurate, or Comparable Replacement Vehicle
Tuesday 23 June 2020 / by Charbel Trad posted in Insurance

The latest development in the ever-changing world of 'Loss of use' claims has seen the NSW Court of Appeal hand down their respective decisions in Lee v Strelnicks; Souaid v Nahas; Cassim v Nguyen; Rixon v Arsalan [2020] NSWCA 115

Legal Lockdown - Episode 9: Pivoting Your Business to Navigate a Crisis

Is your company ready to pivot in the event of a crisis?

In the latest episode of Legal Lockdown, Adriana Giometti speaks with Karina Rodríguez Díaz, Crisis Management Underwriting Manager, Australasia at HDI Global Specialty SE, to discuss how organisations within a wide range of industries have managed to pivot their businesses in order to adapt to changes brought about by the COVID-19 crisis.

Legal Lockdown - Episode 8: Virtual Courts
Thursday 4 June 2020 posted in Insurance Technology Law Legal Lockdown

Virtual Courts – a hindrance to justice, or the way of the future?

In Episode 8 of Legal Lockdown, Adriana Giometti joins General Insurance Special Counsel Sarah Wheeler for a look at how Australia’s courts have navigated the recent lockdowns through the use of online hearings.

Holman Webb Announces 10 Promotions Across Sydney and Melbourne Offices
Friday 29 May 2020 posted in Insurance Workplace Relations Holman Webb News

Holman Webb is delighted to announce ten promotions across our Sydney and Melbourne offices. 

Legal Lockdown - Episode 5: COVID-19 and Insurance

In the latest episode of Legal Lockdown, Adriana Giometti speaks with John Van de Poll, Insurance Partner, to discuss Australia’s insurance sector following the COVID-19 Pandemic. 

Damages for 'Disappointment and Distress' Available to Consumers for Breaches of Consumer Guarantees for Travel and Recreational Contracts

The High Court has determined that damages for 'disappointment and distress' are available to consumers for a breach of consumer guarantees for travel and recreational contracts, and are not subject to Civil Liability Act restrictions.

Legal Lockdown - Episode 3: Personal Injury Claims

In EPISODE 3 of Holman Webb's Legal Lockdown series, we speak with Dawn Piebenga, one of Australia’s leading occupational therapists and medico-legal expert about COVID-19’s impact on Personal Injury claims and performing virtual assessments.

Affidavits in the Time of COVID-19
Wednesday 15 April 2020 / by Anna Zeltzer posted in Insurance COVID-19 Court News

Due to the social distancing regulations put in place to help deal with the COVID-19 outbreak, Australian courts have implemented a myriad of solutions to address the traditional method of swearing or affirming an affidavit in person.  

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