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15th May, 2015

Explain how you will deliver your legal service

Understanding your client’s needs as well as their expectations of the service they will receive during the course of the matter is an important claim prevention strategy. Not doing so leaves you exposed to potential reputational damage, fee disputes, complaints and claims. Firms are getting better at clarifying at the start of the matter what […]

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Property/Mortgages 12th May, 2015

Key Risk Checklist: Solicitor’s certificates for borrowers or surety providers

Solicitor’s certificates for borrowers or surety providers Allocate only one person in the office to give solicitor’s certificates. Confine the provision of a solicitor’s certificate to existing clients. Where the client receives the security documents before you, request they send you the documents well in advance of your meeting to give you sufficient time to […]

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Litigation 5th May, 2015

Risk video bite | Solicitor’s certificates – why are you borrowing the money?

Presented by Justin Toohey, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, LPLC Text Version Solicitor’s certificates – why are you borrowing the money? Do you ask your borrower client why they are borrowing the money when they come to you with loan documents? We know some practitioners don’t. It seems they think it’s not part of their retainer […]

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2015 Regional Risk Management Tour…

A half-day risk management seminar for regional Victorian lawyers.

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