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17th October, 2014

Responding to a subpoena for a client file

LPLC often receives queries from practitioners who have been served with a subpoena issued by a third party to produce a client file. The issues for practitioners are the file is ostensibly owned by the client, an ongoing duty of confidentiality is owed to the client and the client will usually have a claim for […]

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14th October, 2014

Annual report 2013/14

Serving the profession The Legal Practitioners’ Liability Committee (LPLC) has been insuring the legal practitioners of Victoria since 1986. To engage in legal practice in Victoria, law practices must take out insurance with LPLC. Pursuant to the Legal Profession Act 2004 LPLC is the insurer to law practices engaging in legal practice in Victoria. It is the successor body […]

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Property/Mortgages 1st October, 2014

Old claims, new laws

Practitioners need to be aware of changes to section 32 of the Sale of Land Act. In the past three years there have been 36 claims where a practitioner acting for the vendor has not properly completed the section 32 statement and 43 claims where a practitioner acting for a purchaser has failed to properly […]

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Upcoming Events

November 2014 Legal Business Essentials series…

Registrations are now open for the November 2014 Legal Business Essentials series.

Click below to view topics, dates, register and download a brochure.

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