Barry.Nilsson. bolsters national financial lines expertise with new Melbourne hire
Top tier insurance and health law firm Barry.Nilsson. is continuing to expand its national expertise with the appointment of highly regarded financial lines specialist, Radhika Mendis.
Ms Mendis joins the firm’s Melbourne office as a Consultant, and brings more than 15 years experience to the award-winning insurance and health law practice.
With previous experience working in the London insurance market, Ms Mendis advises Australian and overseas insurers, including Lloyd’s syndicates, in the areas of professional indemnity, directors’ and officers’ liability, and employment practices liability. She has particular expertise in the financial and building and construction sectors.
“Barry.Nilsson. has a truly national insurance practice and is widely regarded as one of the best insurance law firms in Australia. I am thrilled to be joining the firm and the Melbourne team,” Ms Mendis said.
Ms Mendis has been listed in the 2015 - 2017 editions of Doyle’s Guide as a Recommended Professional Indemnity Lawyer in Victoria.
Victorian financial lines practice leader Hubert Wajszel commented: “We have already achieved a significant reputation for financial lines insurance, and Radhika’s appointment further strengthens the depth and calibre of our already sizeable Melbourne offering, with Radhika having acted in some of Australia’s largest professional indemnity and D&O claims.”
Recognised by ANZIIF as the 2017 Professional Services Firm of the Year, Barry.Nilsson. has built an enviable reputation as a national leader in insurance and health law with offices in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Hobart and Perth.
The firm’s Managing Director, Don Leembruggen, commented: “We are delighted to welcome a lawyer with Radhika’s knowledge and experience to our Melbourne team. Her focus on delivering the best outcome for her clients is well known in the industry – a quality of utmost importance at Barry.Nilsson.”
Barry.Nilsson.’s insurance and health team was recently recognised in the annual Doyle’s Guide listings, with 25 individual solicitor listings and 17 firm listings, including as a Leading Professional Indemnity Law Firm across five states.
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