Andrew Ward

The idea of working at a firm that provides quality commercial legal advice, with the objective of achieving the best possible outcome for our clients, is very attractive to me.

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Andrew Ward

Special Counsel

Andrew is a special counsel in our Insurance & Health team and is based in our Brisbane office. 

‘At Barry.Nilsson. I enjoy working with recognised specialists who attract quality clients and the highest calibre of work.’

Prior to joining Barry.Nilsson. in 2017, Andrew spent over nine years practising at other leading insurance and dispute resolution firms. Andrew has also practised as a front end lawyer and worked for a regulatory body. In addition to his insurance litigation experience, Andrew has also practised as a front end lawyer and worked for an overseas regulatory body.

Andrew acts for both domestic and international insurers, and their insureds. His  areas of expertise are:

  • Financial lines
  • Directors’ and Officers’
  • Professional indemnity
  • General liability
  • Reinsurance

Andrew advises on complicated coverage issues, and acts for clients in a variety of high value and complex litigated and non-litigated claims and disputes (including representative proceedings), in multiple jurisdictions, and across the full spectrum of industries and professions. 

Andrew holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Economics, as well as a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice. He is a member of the Australian Insurance Law Association (AILA), Australian Professional Indemnity Group (APIG), Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) and Young Insurance Professionals (YIPs).


Insurance and Health