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
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).
The Court of Appeal overturns Lloyd’s’ win on other insurance clauses
26 Nov 2019
To escape or act in excess: the issue of competing ‘other insurance’ clauses
27 May 2019
Out of time: insurers have a win on limitation issues
26 Mar 2019
Common fund orders in class actions considered again
08 Oct 2018