What are your obligations as a practitioner when you have been asked to act for more than one client in a property transaction? First, the presenters will outline the key fiduciary and statutory obligations on property lawyers in these situations, and also offer practical suggestions that will help enable you to avoid conflicts or complaints. The presenters will then outline the procedure that solicitors should follow, and the obligations on them, in the event of a claim or complaint.This seminar will include:
By attending this seminar you will gain:
Property lawyers, general practitioners, commercial lawyers, commercial litigators, insurance lawyers.
A short paper, in PDF format, together with a copy of the PowerPoint presentation will be emailed out prior to the seminar.
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Barrister, Southern Cross Chambers, Auckland
Simon is a barrister practicing in all areas of commercial and civil litigation. He has a particular skill in professional liability and discipline, and the law governing solicitor/client relationships. Simon has advised both insurers and professionals on the defence of a significant number of high value solicitor’s negligence claims and Law Society investigations. In that regard, he is well placed to provide the modern practitioner with practical, well thought out advice firstly on preventing Professional Indemnity claims from arising in the first place, and then on the defence and successful resolution of claims when things go wrong.
Lawyer and Director, Quantum Law Ltd, Auckland
Harshad is the principal of Quantum Law, a commercial and property practice. Acting predominantly for SMEs and their owners, he has a thriving general practice and often confronts potential conflict situations as many of the transactions which Harshad is asked to attend on have multiple, and often competing, interests. Accordingly, he has a wealth of useful advice on identifying and avoiding conflicts and managing client interests when they do arise.
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