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Christien Corns

Christien Corns has significant experience acting in insurance, professional indemnity and complex commercial litigation, as well as advising clients on defamation and related media issues. He provides clear and practical advice and regularly represents clients in all forms of advocacy and settlement negotiations.

  • Best Lawyers in Australia, listed in Litigation (present)
  • Australia & New Zealand Sports Law Associate member
  • Media and Communications Committee of the Australian Law Council member
  • Australian Insurance Law Association member
  • Melbourne Press Club member
  • Law Institute of Victoria
  • "Legal professional privilege – overview and update", presentated to selected in-house counsel, 25 February 2020
  • “Publishing Risks and Reputation Management,” presented to the Australian Human Resources Institute, February 2017
  • "Defamation and Social Media," presented to various clients and colleagues in Melbourne and Sydney, August 2011 and 2015
  • "Estate Litigation – An update," presented to University3A, July 2012
  • "Insurance considerations for your not-for-profit group," presented to the Public Interest Law Clearing House, October 2010
Additional Thought Leadership Pages

In addition to the publications mentioned below, Christien regularly reviews contentious articles to be published in the Law Institute Journal, the peak journal of the Law Institute of Victoria.

  • "Reputation in the Digital Era", Law Institute Journal, 2 May 2018
  • "New Zealand's Highest Court Makes Life Difficult for D&O Policyholders (and Their Insurers)", Insurance Coverage Alert, January 2014
  • "Blogging from the shadows: the dark side of social media", Dynamic Business, November 2012
  • "Facebook: A Liability?", Dynamic Business, February 2009
  • "Not quite working: the Working with Children Act", Law Institute Journal, February 2007
Additional News & Event Pages
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