Document Management: A panel lawyer’s perspective

11 March 2021

Maintaining and archiving your file Is your electronic project file no more than the outlook email system “in box” and “out box” instead of a properly structured electronic system with dedicated folders and sub...

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Reviewing Your Risk

11 March 2021

Business owners across Australia are busy preparing for the EOFY as we enter the fourth quarter. We know that at this time of year your to-do lists are exhaustive and reviewing your insurance probably...

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Small Business Insurance Tips

11 March 2021

Starting out can be both exciting and daunting. Thinking up a business plan, finding clients and projects, and office space is first and foremost on your mind, and insurance is often overlooked. We recommend...

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Engaging sub-consultants. What might you be held liable for?

11 March 2021

With the vaccine roll out underway, there are positive signs that life will soon begin to return to normal. Governments are keen to reinvigorate the economy and in particular the hardest hit sectors including...

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2020: In Review and Beyond

11 December 2020

Over the course of 2020 we have seen a significant contraction in the cover provided by insurers to construction and design consultants particularly around cladding exposures, loss mitigation costs, costs estimate and cross liabilities....

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What’s In a Name?

11 December 2020

It is so important to be diligent. Make sure you have the correct Entity Name noted as the Insured Name on your insurance policy, and you have the correct Entity Name used on your...

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Recent legislation and a Court decision which may impact building professionals and their insurers.

11 December 2020

In June 2020, the NSW government enacted the Design & Building Practitioners Act 2020 (NSW) (Act).  Section 37 of the Act extends the duty of care owed by builders to subsequent purchasers. We note...

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Did You Miss Something?

9 December 2020

Did you miss something? Well after a year like this one has been, we wouldn’t be surprised! Despite the country being locked down for months on end, the occasional non-COVID related development did happen....

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An Insurance Market Update During Unprecedented Times

10 September 2020

It probably won’t surprise many of you to read that Insurers in Australia & the Pacific Region have turned very cautious on concerns over the pandemic and the possible fallout for the economy. Even...

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The Importance of a Policy Review

10 September 2020

If you have had the same insurance policies in place for a long time, there is a good chance that your circumstances are not the same as when the policy was first taken out....

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