Two of our senior lawyers, Belinda Cassidy and Con Ktenas have been appointed to the Injury Compensation Committee of the Law Society of New South Wales for 2019. This committee, one of the hardest working committees, focussing on all aspects of person injury law.
Congratulations to our very own Mark Crollos who has been admitted as a Solicitor in the Supreme Court of New South Wales last Friday. Mark is pictured with Julie Mahony, who moved his admission.
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The NSW Court of Appeal has found that there is no entitlement to permanent impairment compensation under section 66 of the Workers Compensation Act 1987 (NSW) (the Act) where a workplace injury is so serious that death ‘inevitably’ follows.
Last Friday Stacks Goudkamp Special Counsel, Belinda Cassidy, spoke at the Legalwise Motor Vehicle Injuries seminar. Belinda was the first speaker in a star-studded line up.
Stacks Goudkamp's senior staff were pleased to attend the 2018 WSNSW Annual Luncheon at Dockside Cockle Bay. They enjoyed the opportunity to hear from two amazing wheelchair rugby athletes Ryley Batt OAM and Andy Edmondson OAM and junior wheelies Ahmad and Ava with their respective families as well WSNSW patron, Louise Sauvage OAM.
We are proud to announce the admission of a new personal injury lawyer in Tom Goudkamp and Karina Heywood's practice group. Congratulations to Jessica Keane who was admitted as a Solicitor in the Supreme Court of New South Wales on Friday 19 October.
James Goudkamp, Oxford Professor of Law and a member of the London Bar is a member of the Stacks Goudkamp Advisory Board. It is of course a privilege and honour to have someone with James’ credentials as an advisor to the firm. On 11 October James will be presented with a major award of achievement from the University of Wollongong.
For 18 years on the first of September, our Special Counsel (while in her former role as Principal Claims Assessor under the Motor Accidents Compensation Scheme) sent out to all staff and Claims Assessors a spring themed poem. Belinda has continued the tradition at Stacks Goudkamp and we are delighted to share it with you.
Stacks Goudkamp’s Special Counsel, Belinda Cassidy presented a paper entitled “Tribunals and Tribulations” at the Law Society’s Specialist Accreditation Conference last Friday. The conference was held at the wonderful International Conference Centre at Darling Harbour and other speakers included former Deputy State Coroner Hugh Dillon, Andrew Morrison SC, Andrew Stone SC, David Hirsch, Richard Royle SC, Tim Concannon and Jnana Gumbert.
Last Thursday, a collision between a trail bike and ute left man dead and another injured following an alleged assault. Given the circumstances surrounding the accident, their rights to compensation may not be entirely straight forward.