Ethical Issues Arising from Professional Indemnity Claims
Speakers: Alison Clues, Professional Indemnity Insurance Scheme-Claims Manager
- Video - Delivered on USB stick
Southern Young Lawyer Lecture Series - Seminar delivered 2 August 2018
Session Outline“Ethical issues often arise in professional indemnity claims as either the underlying cause of them or in the defence of them. This presentation will explore some of the problems that arise when a practitioner does not stop and think before they act…don’t be that practitioner.”
CPD Guide 1Ethics
About the Speaker:
Alison finished her Arts/Law degree in 1987 and initially worked in a large Accounting firm in Melbourne providing tax advice. She was admitted to practice the law in 1990 in Tasmania. She initially worked at Murdoch Clarke predominantly in the area of personal injuries.
In 1993 she moved to Dobson Mitchell & Allport to manage their Launceston office. She moved to the Hobart office in 1998 & became a partner in 1999.
Alison had an extensive insurance law practice with particular expertise in workers compensation law.
After working over 20 years at Dobson Mitchell Allport, Alison commenced in her current position in June 2013 as the claims manager for the professional indemnity insurance scheme in Tasmania.
Alison is a member of the Disciplinary Tribunal, she is on the Law Society’s role of senior practitioners, she is the Chair of the Continuing Professional Development Committee of the Law Society and is involved in organising an annual Risk Management Seminar for the Society as well as other CPD lectures and presentations.