Here we highlight 22 first-tier insurance lawyers who are well versed in coverage claims, catastrophes, professional indemnity matters and agency agreements. They are revered for their expertise in contentious and regulatory proceedings.
Most Highly Regarded
Yeldham Price O’Brien Lusk is home to Paul O’Brien, who is a top-notch litigator with more than 25 years of experience in complex claims and indemnity defence for multinational insurers.
Oscar Shub with Clyde & Co is a long-standing figure with decades of experience litigating in complex disputes on behalf of insurers and reinsurers.
The “extremely well-regarded” Greg Pynt at Francis Burt Chambers is a top name in the Australian insurance and reinsurance market, touted for his extensive experience in contractual disputes, liability issues and injury claims.
Anthony Scott of Moray & Agnew is lauded as an “extraordinarily smart and competent lawyer” who draws praise for his “superb analytical mind” in D&O and professional indemnity claims.
Peter Stockdale at King & Wood Mallesons enjoys a “strong international reputation” and is highly sought after for his expertise in complex catastrophic claims.
Rehana Box at Ashurst is highly esteemed for her “adept ability to present lateral thought”. She is revered for “her in-depth knowledge of the Australian and London insurance markets”.
Tricia Hobson of Norton Rose Fulbright garners “enormous respect for her work in the London market” and is well-versed at handling complex coverage disputes and class actions.
Richard Jowett at HFW comes highly recommended thanks to his strong profile in liability work and professional indemnity cases. He has been involved in several high-profile cases such as the Victorian bushfires class action litigation.
Steve Knight of Dobson Mitchell & Allport is regarded as an “exquisite insurance lawyer” with an “eminent reputation in Tazmania”.
Peter Mann at Ground Floor Wentworth Chambers is a well-established name in the market with profound experience in general and life insurance disputes.
John Morgan at Allens is deemed a “senior statesman” is highly esteemed for his first-rate practice covering the full gamut of insurances matters including life insurance, reinsurance and general insurance.
Peter Rashleigh of DLA Piper draws praise for his sweeping knowledge of complex insurance matters and is acclaimed for his know-how on professional indemnity schemes.