Insurance

Our team is highly regarded for their specialised expertise and capability to offer a professional and principled approach to insurance advice and claims management. Members of our team are acknowledged for their insurance legal expertise and leadership.

We understand the provision of timely and cost effective claims resolution is integral to meeting our clients’ commercial imperatives. Our robust costing methodology promotes accountability, demonstrates a willingness to share in the financial risk of claims management, creates a mutual interest in the efficiency of the process, aligns business drivers and demonstrates genuine collaboration.

We deliver a proven strategic approach to reduce the life cycle of claims and distribute the risk; adopt a collaborative approach consistent with your claims philosophy; and communicate openly and frankly with members of your defence team to ensure there is an alignment of strategy to complement your commercial objectives.

Members of our team have been recognised for their insurance industry expertise and leadership.
Wendy Blacker has been voted by her peers as one of Australia’s Best Lawyers every year in medical negligence since 2014 and every year in insurance since 2016.  She was recommended in Doyles in 2016 for professional indemnity. Laoise was a finalist in the Insurance Division of the Lawyer’s Weekly 30 under 30 in 2016.  In 2017 a member of Wendy’s team won the Insurance Division of the Lawyer’s Weekly 30 under 30.

Our area of work includes general:

  • Abuse claims (current and historical)
  • Construction and contract works
  • Casualty
  • Cyber
  • Medical negligence
  • Personal injury
  • Product liability and recall
  • Professional conduct (unsatisfactory professional conduct and professional misconduct)
  • Professional negligence
  • Policy wording and interpretation, including conditions and exclusions
  • Statutory interpretation
  • Property and industrial special risks
  • Public and premises liability
  • Recovery