Geoffrey Hancy - Barrister

Papers // Professional Liability

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

    LexisNexis, Property Law 2011, March 2011

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  • "Duty of care owed by a medical practitioner"

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

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  • "Proportionate Liability – 3 Years On"

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

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

    Law Society of Western Australia Seminar Proportionate Liability, July 2005

  • "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

  • "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

  • "Contributory Negligence in Professional Indemnity Insurance Cases"

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

  • "Limiting Liability for Professional Negligence"

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

  • "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

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