Professor Alberto Bernabe -
The University of Illinois-Chicago School of Law
Friday, September 23, 2011
On the possible liability of a lawyer for negligence in handling a settlement ... in Australia
I have commented on the issue of whether a lawyer can be found liable for negligence in a case if the client decides to settle here, here and here. Interestingly, this is now under debate in Australia. Here is a link to a short comment by the Australian Professional Liability Blog on the issue. It provides a survey of the relevant cases and the state of the law down under.