Our insurance practice specialises in advising on risk management, insurance and reinsurance for insured corporations.

We have extensive experience in advising on policy programs and policy wording, and in managing major claims on behalf of insureds.

Our experience covers:

  • advice on policy programs, structure and policy wordings
  • dealing with insurers, both in negotiating coverage and handling major claims
  • handling major construction and infrastructure liability claims both within Australia and internationally
  • major business interruption claims
  • major defective part claims
  • management liability and directors’ and officers’ liability
  • crime and fidelity professional indemnity, and
  • claims on Industrial Special Risk Insurance (ISR).

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