Geoffrey Hancy - Barrister

Papers // Dispute Resolution - Civil & Commercial

  • "Conferral and Use of the Title ‘Senior Counsel’ in Western Australia"

    Paper presented to the Council of the Western Australian Bar Association, June 2015. Updated to December 2015

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  • "Strictly Liable – Vicariously"

    Australian Insurance Law Association Seminar, Perth, 27 April 2017

    Vicarious liability and non-delegable duty of care

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  • "Competition and Consumer Litigation – Preparing A Case for Trial"

    Legalwise Seminars Commercial Litigation Roundup 24 March 2016

    Practical guide to running a case that may go to trial

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  • "The Year That Was 2015 – A Selection of Western Australian Insurance Law Cases"

    Australian Insurance Law Association Seminar, 15 December 2015

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  • "The Law of Equity, the Information Age and Revenge Porn"

    Brief Vol 42 No 6, July 2015 pp20-24, Law Society of Western Australia

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  • "Bullying and Psychiatric Injury; Recent and Proposed Developments in the Law"

    Law Society of Western Australia seminar Personal Injury Update, 8 October 2013.

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  • "Taking Instructions and Briefing Counsel"

    LegalWise Seminars, Legal Skills and Ethics for Government Lawyers, Perth, 21 February 2013

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  • "Consumer v Corporation"

    LegalWise Conference, Contracts Conference, 30 March 2012

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  • "Where it Can Go Wrong for Lawyers – Professional Responsibilities and Liabilities"

    LexisNexis, Property Law 2011, March 2011

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  • "Thornton v Newcrest Mining Pty Ltd"

    Australian Insurance Law Association (WA Branch) Seminar, 18 May 2011.

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  • "Understanding the Insurance and Indemnity Regime"

    Law Society of Western Australia Seminar, Leasing Blockbuster November 2011

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  • "Beginning With the End in Mind"

    Law Society of Western Australia Seminar, Is it Worth Fighting for? Valuations in Litigation, March 2009

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  • "Multiple Defendants and Third Parties: Joining the Right Parties and the Consequences of Failing to Do So"

    Law Society of Western Australia Seminar, Multi Party Litigation February 2009

  • "Duty of care owed by a medical practitioner"

    Legalwise Seminars, Medical Negligence under the Microscope, May 2009.

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  • "Your Day in Court is Coming – Start Managing Your Information"

    Australian Insurance Law Association (WA Branch) Seminar, Perth, 23 September 2009

  • "Case Concept and Case Strategy"

    WorkCover Western Australia, Introduction to Advocacy in the Dispute Resolution Directorate, Perth, May 2009

  • "Proportionate Liability – 3 Years On"

    Australian Insurance Law Association (WA Branch) Seminar, Proportionate Liability – 3 Years On, 21 May 2008.

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  • "Quantification and Proof of Business Losses"

    Law Society of Western Australia Seminar, Remedies – Part I – DamagesOctober 2008

  • "Risk, Indemnity & Insurance Clauses"

    LexisNexis Conference, Contracts, Perth August 2008

  • "Indemnity and Insurance Clauses"

    RiskCover Seminar, Contract Risk, West Perth, 26 June 2008

  • "Indemnity & Insurance – Damage & Destruction"

    Law Society of Western Australia Seminar, Acting for a Lessor on a Lease – A Modern Approach September 2006

  • "Proportionate Liability – What is it and why do we have it?"

    Law Society of Western Australia Seminar Proportionate Liability, July 2005

  • "Limitations Bill 2005"

    Australian Lawyers Alliance (WA Branch), State Conference, May 2005.

  • "Family Court endorses electronic access to documents"

    (with Andrew Davies) (2005) 18 Australian Family Lawyer 29

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  • "Limitations Law"

    Australian Plaintiff Lawyers Association (WA Branch), State Conference, June 2004.

  • "Proportionate Liability in Negligence for Property Damage and Pure Economic Loss: A Case Against"

    Australian Insurance Law Association Seminar, Proportionate Liability for Property Damage and Pure Economic Loss, April 2003

  • "Recent Developments in Medical Negligence"

    Australian Plaintiff Lawyers Association (WA Branch), State Conference, May 2003.

  • "Conflict of Interest"

    Law Society of Western Australia Seminar, Costs of Conflict – Terms of Engagement, June 2002

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  • "Medical Negligence"

    Australian Plaintiff Lawyers Association (WA Branch), State Conference, May 2002

  • "Proofing Witnesses – Preparing Statements"

    Supreme Court of Western Australia Trial Advocacy Course, September 2002

  • "Agricultural Consultants and Legal Risks"

    Association of Australian Agricultural Consultants, State Conference, August 2001

  • "Damages for Loss of a Chance"

    Australian Plaintiff Lawyers Association (WA Branch), State Conference, May 2001

  • "Copyright Law"

    Australian Institute of Chartered Loss Adjusters, International Conference, October 2001

  • "Lawyers’ Duties to the Court and Clients – Current Developments"

    (paper combined with paper by J McKechnie QC), Law Society of Western Australia, Brief, (1998) Vol 25, 5

  • "Contributory Negligence in Professional Indemnity Insurance Cases"

    Law Society of Western Australia Seminar, Practical Issues in Insurance Law, 1996

  • "Relevance, Standard of Proof, and Burden of Proof"

    Law Society of Western Australia Seminar, The New Federal Evidence Act, Perth, 1995

  • "Limiting Liability for Professional Negligence"

    A Lawyer’s Perspective”, Australian Insurance Law Association (WA Branch) Seminar, Limitation of Professional Liability, 1994

  • "Damages for Loss of a Chance"

    Law Society of Western Australia Seminar, Business Opportunities: Keeping the Ship Afloat or Salvaging the Wreck, 1994

  • "Recent Developments in Limitation of Professional and Occupational Liability"

    (1993) 3 Australian Legal Practice 17

  • "Proposals for Statutory Limitation of Professional and Occupational Liability"

    WA Corporate Lawyers AssociationSeminar, 19 February 1992

  • "Has There Been a Merger of Legal and Equitable Estoppel"

    Law Society of Western Australia Seminar, Law and Equity – The Fusion Fallacy, 1992

  • "Estoppel: Friend or Foe?"

    Australian Insurance Law Association Seminar (WA Branch), Estoppel, 1991

  • "The Law – Dilemmas and Dangers for Hospitals and Health Professionals"

    Paper delivered at combined symposium of the Australian College of Health Service Administrators and Australian Nursing Federation, 1989

  • "Mathematical Probability Theory and Judicial Fact Finding"

    Law Society of Western Australia Seminar, Law of Evidence, Perth, 1989

  • "Employers’ Liability"

    (1987) 12 Insurance Record 313

  • "Product Liability"

    Law Society of Western Australia, Summer School, 1985

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