Traps and Tips When Advising on Commercial Leases

Traps and Tips When Advising on Commercial Leases
Available by Webinar!

1.5 Units in Professional Skills and Practice Management/Business Skills

Wednesday, 27 October 2021
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Zoom Webinar


Commercial claims are typically the most expensive claims for professional indemnity
insurers and claims in South Australia highlight where we can come unstuck.
This session will focus on good practices in areas of identified vulnerability including
retainer and client issues, deficient advice, poor documentation and 2021 challenges.

Traps and Tips when advising on Commercial Leases
Presenters: Jane LeMessurier and Sue Harrington of LeMessurier Harrington Consulting - Risk & Practice
Management will be joined by Kieren Chester, Special Counsel at Cowell Clarke to discuss the everyday
benefits of using the Law Society Risk Management Commercial Leasing Package when faced with the
challenges in this area of law. He will also provide expert comment on issues raised and questions asked
during the seminar. We will see that many a lease has become problematic due to rushed instructions,
inadequate advice or poor drafting.

Registration Fees are discounted for those insured via the PI Scheme:

PI Scheme Participants admitted more than 3 years: $110 per session
PI Scheme Participants admitted less than 3 years: $85 per session
Non-PI Scheme Participants: $160 per session
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27/10/2021 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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Wednesday, 27 October 2021

27/10/2021 1:00 PM


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