AILA: Sir Ninian Stephen Insurance Law Masterclass – Insurance Gangnam Style (Redux)

Date:  Friday, 19 May 2017
Time:  8:30am to 4:30pm
Venue:  Parmelia Perth Hilton, 14 Mill Street, Perth

Attend and Earn: 5 CPD point; NIBA 5 Points

Sir Ninian Stephen, past Justice of the High Court of Australia and past Australian Governor-General, made significant contributions to the development of insurance law.  His judgment in the matter of The Distillers Company Biochemical (Australia) Pty Ltd v Ajax Insurance Company Ltd [1974] HCA 3; (1974) 130 CLR 1, is still regularly referred to more than 40 years later as the starting point for any discussion in relation to the post-contractual duty of utmost good faith and aggregation clauses.

Kott Gunning Insurance Law Partner Stephen Williams is national Vice-President, State committee member and past President of WA Chapter of Australian Insurance Law Association.

Masterclass Programme

8:30AM        Registration, coffee and tea

9:00AM        Opening address: The Hon. Justice Ken Martin

9:10AM        Warranties and conditions
Chairperson: Justine Siavelis, Principal, Gilchrist Connell

10:15AM        Section 54 of the Insurance Contracts Act 1984 (Cth)
Chairperson: Stephen Davies SC

11:20AM        Coffee and tea

11:35AM        Limitation periods for insurance claims
Chairperson: The Hon. Justice Ken Martin

12:40AM        Lunch

1:45PM        Total and permanent disability benefits
Chairperson: Heather Osborne, Special Counsel, Jarman McKenna

2:50PM        Some ethical issues
Chairperson: His Honour Judge John Staude DCJ

3:55PM        Closing address

4:05PM        Drinks and nibbles

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