Introducing Lawcover; latest claims statistics – causes and contributing factors; practice risks; cyber risks and claims; and supervision
|Venue:||REINT Training Room, 2/6 Lindsay Street, Darwin and via ZOOM|
|Level:||Suitable for all levels of legal practice|
There is limited in person tickets available. The session has an audience capacity on zoom of 100.
The purpose of the seminar is to introduce Lawcover to NT solicitors, to provide an outline of the professional insurance policy as well as to highlight claims risks and strategies to help reduce the likelihood of claims arising in the law practices. Attention will also be given to cyber risks, cyber claims and risk management and the importance of effective supervision.
Presented by Malcom Heath, Practice Risk Manager, Lawcover, Sydney
Malcolm joined Lawcover in 2012 and is Practice Risk Manager. In this role, he conducts risk reviews of law firms which involve onsite visits and meetings with the principals, employed solicitors and senior support staff.
Malcolm presents risk management strategies through the Lawcover Risk Management Education Program’s workshops for principals, on-site at law firms, at the practice management courses of The Law Society of NSW, College of Law, FMRC, University of New South Wales, Regional Law Societies’ seminars, and other events.
Prior to joining Lawcover, Malcolm ran his own company for 20 years providing consulting services to the general insurance industry and the legal profession as well researching and producing conferences. He has been a sole director and a co-director of private companies including a subsidiary of a publicly listed UK company and a director of a Sydney club.
With a degree in Psychology and his experience in business, Malcolm focuses his work on the importance of effective law firm management and profitability which helps reduce professional negligence risks.
Earn 2 CPD points in total; 1 point in Practice management and business skills (CB), 0.5 points in Professional ethics and responsibilities (CA), and 0.5 points in Professional skills in legal practice (CC)