Barry.Nilsson. Appoints New Sydney Partner as East Coast Expansion Continues
27 July 2015
Leading national law firm Barry.Nilsson.continues to expand, announcing the appointment of a new Sydney-based partner as it extends its service provision across Australia’s east coast.
Effective July 20, experienced insurance lawyer Simon Black becomes the second partner within Barry.Nilsson.’ Sydney Insurance and Health Practice, adding to the award-winning firm’s growing insurance practice of more than 55 lawyers nationwide.
Welcoming Simon’s appointment, Barry.Nilsson. Managing Partner, Don Leembruggen said: “Simon has developed a strong expertise in professional indemnity matters with national and international experience, which will further strengthen our speciality in this area. Simon also shares our passion for client service, making him a great cultural fit for the firm.”
Simon’s experience in professional indemnity has encompassed assisting a range of clients, including accountants and financial planners, engineers, property valuers, film and television and health professionals, while he has also acted in a range of high profile investigations for company directors and officers and their insurers.
Speaking about his appointment, Simon said: “Barry.Nilsson. enjoys an excellent reputation for having a strong client service focus and for providing astute, commercial and targeted legal advice. I am excited to be joining the Barry.Nilsson. team and looking forward to being part of the continued expansion of the firm’s Sydney practice and national offering”.
Simon’s appointment follows the opening on July 1 of Barry.Nilsson.’s new office in Melbourne with a team of nine, including three partners, demonstrating the firm’s commitment to servicing the needs of its growing eastern Australia client base.
Barry.Nilsson. has also been named a finalist for the Professional Services Firm of the Year in the 2015 ANZIIF Australian Insurance Industry Awards, reflecting its contribution to the insurance industry and commitment to client service excellence.
Established in 1963, Barry.Nilsson. is an independent law firm with a national reputation for leadership in the areas of Family Law, Insurance & Health and Property & Commercial. The firm has offices in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne.
Barry.Nilsson. has won numerous industry awards, including being a finalist Law Firm of the Year in the 2012, 2013 and 2014 ANZIIF Australian Insurance Industry Awards and being listed in both the Doyles Guide and Best Lawyers. The firm has also been named a finalist for the Professional Services Firm of the Year in the 2015 ANZIIF Australian Insurance Industry Awards
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For further information concerning this announcement, please contact:
Heather Hansen, Marketing and Business Development Manager, Barry.Nilsson.
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