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Record ID:
22516
Format:
LIJ Article
Year:
2002
Author:
Rush, Michael ;
Subject:
Lien ; Insolvency ; Solicitors ; Costs ;
Source:
LIJ (2002) 76 No 2
Date_of_entry:
28/02/2002
Legislation:
Legal Practice Act 1996 (Vic) s 86
Notes:
A recent decision of the Victorian Supreme Court provides for the possible financial protection of solicitors retained by insolvent insurers. This article reviews the case which permits practitioners to assert a lien over documents until unpaid costs are met by policy holders currently involved in legal actions. ; Solicitors Lien
Section:
Feature
People:
Blake Dawson Waldron ; HIH Insurance Ltd ; Ligeti Partners ;
Cases:
McKenzie v Director General of Consevation and National Resources & Ors.[2001] VSC 220 ; Groom v Crocker (1939) 1 KB 194 ; Halliday v Sacs Group Pty Ltd (1993) 67 ALJR 678 ; Davies v Taylor (No.2) (1974) AC 225 ;
Month:
March


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