Chains of Responsibility


Proportionate Liability

An overview explaining the concept of proportionate liability and a brief history of its implementation in various legislation enacted in each Australian state and territory. The presentation identifies the key elements, some important differences between states as well as noting some live issues in this area of the law.

Collateral Warranties

An introduction to collateral warranties and their use in the construction industry. This module explains what collateral warranties are, how they work, why they are problematic for your PI insurance, and what steps you can take to mitigate the insurance risks if you are asked to sign one.

Engaging Sub-Consultants

There are insurance risks associated with engaging subconsultants. This module explains some of the risks and why you should avoid engaging subconsultants. However, the session also sets out some of the steps you can take to protect your practice if you do have to engage subconsultants. 

Each topic within this course lasts for 20 minutes, making a total of one hour.

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