Three lawyers from our Property, Projects & Infrastructure group in Melbourne have been recognised in Doyles Guide's 2015 rankings.
"Imagine the MCG on Grand Final Day, packed with 100,000 people. This will help you put the following into context: 70,000 people attempt to take their lives each year. And 10% of these will keep trying until they die by suicide." This sobering statistic came from The Hon. Jeff Kennett AC, who was speaking at a Lander & Rogers briefing for employers yesterday.
In the event of a safety incident in the workplace, an employer will need to be able to demonstrate that they took all reasonable steps to prevent the incident from occurring.
The High Court first recognised the entitlement to 'wrongful birth' damages in Australia in 2003. Since that time, the evolution of this area of law has remained of great interest to those working in the medical negligence space.
Lander & Rogers is one of the founding signatories to the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission (VEOHRC) and CommBar's initiative to target inequitable representation of Victorian women barristers in commercial litigation.
Lander & Rogers has advised Memocorp Australia on the acquisition by Charter Hall of Bass Hill Plaza Shopping Centre.
We are delighted to have the Honourable Jeff Kennett AC, joining us as a guest speaker at our November briefing for employers.
This week, members of Lander & Rogers' Liability Insurance team held a briefing session for claims managers on liability issues for injury arising from the supply of defective goods. The presentation examined the applicable contractual and Consumer Law principles, as well as some of the insurance considerations that flow from this scenario.