Insurance Gangnam Style (Reloaded)

Date: Friday, 22 May 2015
Time: 8.30am for 9.00am.  Finishing at about 4.30pm
Venue: Parmelia Hilton Perth Hotel, Mill Street, Perth 6000

Full attendance will entitle a WA legal practitioner to 5 CPD points (Category 2: Ethics/Professional Responsibility, 1 point; Category 3: Substantive Law, 4 points).

The Masterclass is hosted by The University of Western Australia and the University of Southampton and supported by the University of Exeter and the Australian Insurance Law Association.

The Hon Justice Ken Martin (Supreme Court of Western Australia) will open the Masterclass.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Construction of an insurance term and onus of proof;
  • Fraudulent devices;
  • Sections 40(3) and 54 of the Insurance Contracts Act 1984 (Cth);
  • In what circumstances is an insurer bound by a judgment or settlement against its insured;
  • Supply and service contracts: Conflicts of interest for lawyers, indemnity clauses, scope of cover and Principals’ extension.

Chairpersons include Her Honour Judge Felicity Davis (District Court of Western Australia), Stephen Davies SC (Barrister, Francis Burt Chambers, Perth), Justine Siavelis (Partner, Gilchrist Connell, Perth), Mikaela Reynoldson (Claverhouse Legal, Melbourne) and Stephen Williams (Partner, Kott Gunning, Perth).

Speakers include Professor James Davey (University of Southampton); Fred Hawke (Partner, Clayton Utz, Melbourne); Bettina Mangan (Barrister, Francis Burt Chambers, Perth), Professor Rob Merkin QC (University of Exeter), Chris Rimmer (Partner, Jarman McKenna, Perth), Samantha Traves (Queensland University of Technology and consultant at Barry.Nilsson., Brisbane), Stefan Sudweeks (Partner, Jackson McDonald, Perth) and Jenny Thornton (Partner, Clyde & Co, Perth).

Cost: $290 incl GST; $220 incl GST for AILA members; $70 incl GST for full time students.  Group discount (3 or more registrants) $20 per registrant.

Please download the registration brochure here Gangnam Style Masterclass 22 May 2015

For further information about the masterclass, contact Greg Pynt ( or Brian Moore (