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 Recorded Webinar: Insurance Issues in the NSW Construction Sector - A Practitioner Guide

Date: 18th February 2022
Duration: 1 Hour


Understanding insurance is an essential part of business. This session looks at this issue for practitioners when advising the NSW construction sector, including:

  • Risk management through insurance – an overview for construction lawyers
  • Types of insurance:
  • contract works
  • industrial risk
  • professional indemnity
  • public liability
  • other
  • The Design and Building Practitioners ACT 2020 (NSW)Insurance implications?
  • Professional indemnity insurance – where to from here?
  • Risk allocation and insurance – has the new legislative environment changed this?
  • Is double insurance a good idea or even necessary? – a belt and braces approach
  • Case study – construction related insurance disputes, some key take outs
Recorded Webinars,Construction law,Recorded Webinar: Insurance Issues in the NSW Construction Sector - A Practitioner Guide Sophy Woodward, Special Counsel, HFW Australia

Sophy has 15 years experience acting on complex disputes, particularly contested insurance claims. She regularly acts for mining companies in liability, D&O and PD/BI insurance coverage disputes. She also represents contractors in construction projects on contract works claims. She has represented numerous clients defending class actions and bringing associated D&O claims. Having undertaken lengthy secondments within BHP and Transurban, Sophy has industry knowledge and a commercial approach. She also has experience in regulatory investigations, representing a large bank in the Royal Commission into Banking Misconduct, and having commenced her career at the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.


This webinar is suitable for construction lawyers practising in NSW. This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge.


Lawyers can claim up to 1 CPD unit/point – substantive law.  This webinar has been designed to run for 1 hour.

If you need assistance or have an enquiry, please do not hesitate to contact our Webinar Coordinator, Lisa Tran on (03) 8601 7709 or email: lisa@tved.net.au

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Product Code: ZBQDEC21
 Price:  $269.50 (Inclusive of GST)
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