As we approach the end of another challenging year, it’s timely to revisit the important topic of PI insurance, with a focus on current and future trends, cladding exclusions, compliance risks and rectification. Join the ACA and Macquarie Bank on Wednesday 17 November for a formal CPD presentation with legal and insurance experts.
Our expert presenters, Jeanette Barbaro from MinterEllison and Simon Gray from Planned Cover will provide an update to inform and equip you with strategies to achieve better outcomes for your projects and your practice. Content will include:
- Responsibilities of Architects and design professionals
- Compliance and legislative changes and requirements
- Precedent and litigation risks relating to code breaches and fires, takeaways from Lacrosse
- How to better manage compliance risks for a better outcome for your practice
- Issues of rectification of non-compliant cladding
- State of the Professional Indemnity insurance market, including impact on premiums and cladding exclusions
- Impact of Covid-19 and where we are now
- The continued focus by PI insurers on ‘Combustible Cladding’ exposure
- Current PI claims and future trends
- Managing risk - engaging subconsultants and tender resourcing
- Strategies to achieve a better result for your practice
Jeanette Barbaro, Partner, MinterEllison, Melbourne
Jeanette is a partner at MinterEllison in the Project, Infrastructure and Construction group. In addition to managing construction disputes, Jeanette leads the National Building Regulation and Compliance team. This unique combination of expertise allows Jeanette to bring an understand of the technicalities of building regulation and compliance, the legal risks in design and construction as well as the industry dynamics to the work she does for government, regulators, builders, consultants, developers and building owners. Jeanette has worked alongside government and regulators with respect to the challenges of identification and rectification of combustible cladding and improving fire safety. She also provides a advice throughout the design and the construction of residential and commercial, social housing, health, education and aged care buildings, including the resolution of defect, delay and variation claims.
Simon Gray, State Manager - NSW/ACT, Planned Cover
Simon holds a BSc LLB degree and is the State Manager NSW at Planned Cover. Prior to joining Planned Cover Simon was a partner for many years at Hunt & Hunt, Lawyers. During his 12 years as a lawyer Simon specialised in insurance litigation and acted for the major insurance companies in defending public liability, CTP and professional indemnity claims.
Since joining Planned Cover in 2006 Simon has been the State Manager and is also responsible for handling the company’s major professional indemnity insurance accounts. As a broker.Simon’s unique blend of legal and insurance experience enables him to provide his clients with insurance and risk management advice that goes beyond traditional insurance broking.
Wednesday 17 November 2021 1–2pm AEDT
(WA 10–11am; NT 11.30am–12.30pm; Qld 12–1pm; SA 12.30–1.30pm; ACT, NSW, Vic & Tas 1–2pm)
*One ticket per attendee.
Participation in this 1 hour webinar will deliver 1 formal CPD point.
Learning outcomes – Following completion of this webinar, attendees will have a better understanding of Precedent and litigation risks relating to code breaches and fires, how this and other market factors and claims trends impact PI insurance premiums and strategies of how better manage their own risk and exposure to obtain a better outcome for their practice.
9 Practice Management - 9.7 Knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements and obligations in regard to architectural practice, practice management and registration as an architect.
APBSA Core Area: Practice Management
The webinar will include time for Q&A with the speaker. Written CPD questions will be provided.
Please keep your receipt, completed questions and certificate for your CPD records. A link will be provided to upload CPD answers and for issue of a CPD certificate of completion.
For more information, contact Katherine Ygosse firstname.lastname@example.org 0413 520 548.