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Welcome to Insurance Matters, your online resource for all things Insurance.

On this page you will find our latest thinking in the form of alerts, publications, articles, opinions and podcasts. With our insights all in the one place, we aim to make it as easy as possible to find what you are looking for to support you in how you do business every day.

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1 June 2022 | Medical Panel not convinced by complaints of pain-Supreme Court upholds Panel's findings

This article explores the background to Danica Miletic v ANZ Banking Group Limited [2022] VSC 240 and highlights the key considerations behind the decision.
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31 May 2022 | Reasonable Precaution clauses and conditions precedent: Court of Appeal weighs in on construction and application

We follow this case from the decision at first instance through to the recent Appeal finding, highlighting the key takeaways of the decision, including for brokers and insurers.
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20 May 2022 | A big win for Sparke Helmore's insurance team at the Australasian Law Awards!

Congratulations to our insurance team who won Insurance Specialist Firm of the Year at the Australasian Law Awards.
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22 April 2022 | Congratulations to Christopher Peppel and Georgina Dodd for being recognised as finalists in the 30 Under 30 Awards

We are proud to announce that Christopher Peppel and Georgina Dodd have both been recognised as finalists in the 2022 Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards.
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21 April 2022 | Catherine Power recognised as Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year"

Congratulations to Catherine Power, Partner in our Canberra office who has been recognised as a Best Lawyers "2023 Lawyer of the Year" in Insurance Law (Canberra).
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21 April 2022 | 70 Sparke Helmore Lawyers make 2023 Best Lawyers list

We would like to congratulate our 70 lawyers who have been included on the Best Lawyers' list for 2023.
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21 April 2022 | Michelle Taylor recognised as Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year"

Congratulations to Michelle Taylor, Partner in our Brisbane office who has been recognised as a Best Lawyers "2023 Lawyer of the Year" in Shipping and Maritime Law (Brisbane).
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18 March 2022 | Probuild and ConDev: What principals should do now

The big news in construction is that building contractor ConDev has just gone into liquidation. We look at some things that principals and developers who could be affected might do now.
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3 March 2022 | Storms, floods and exclusions: a refresher of the application of Wayne Tank principles

With widespread flooding taking place across Australia, it is timely to review the principles applying to policy cover available for damage caused by both storm and flood.
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23 February 2022 | The BI Test Cases: Judgment in the Final Test Case. Questions Answered? Case Closed?

Post judgement in the final BI test case, read the full summary of the application of business interruption policies in the context of economic losses said to flow from the COVID-19 outbreak.

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