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Costs Cover – The foundation of your risk management strategy

Charles Galayini | Monday, June 19, 2017
Costs Cover – The foundation of your risk management strategy

Law Practices, like any business in a service industry, rely on charging fees for services performed. However, unlike other professions, law practices are subject to strict regulatory and legislative requirements with respect to how services are billed.  Read More


Assessing and Redressing Imbalance in Consumer Costs Disputes under the Uniform Laws

Charles Galayini | Monday, June 05, 2017
Assessing and Redressing Imbalance in Consumer Costs Disputes under the Uniform Laws

Legal practice in New South Wales has always imposed heavy regulatory burdens on lawyers. Historically, the legal profession is amongst the most highly regulated profession in Australia, and in strong contrast to the freedoms afforded to most other business services. ii This extensive regulation means that engaging in modern and ethical legal practice not only requires a vast and highly tuned knowledge of the professional discipline in which a lawyer engages, but also compels: acceptance and discharge of duties extending to protecting your reputation and livelihood, vigorously promoting the needs of your client within ethical boundaries, acting in the best interests of your client and discharging your multifarious duties to your client, the profession and administration of justice. This is where the profession deviates vastly from many business services and we rarely measure the backend costs and losses caused by the extensive number of hours involved in complying with these duties.iii Read More


Self-Representation: The Hidden Dangers

Charles Galayini | Thursday, May 11, 2017
Self-Representation: The Hidden Dangers

The following two cases highlight the potentially disastrous consequences which can result for solicitors who self-represent during cost disputes. In both of these cases, cost disputes arose despite no suggestions in either matter that the solicitor had acted negligently or acted contrary to their clients’ interests. The solicitors were unsuccessful in both matters incurring enormous financial and emotional costs, including orders to pay the significant costs of the proceedings.  Read More


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