Brett Sherwin

I am passionate about insurance law because it encompasses such a broad range of topics and skills. It requires technical skill over complex areas of law; practical skills such as advocacy and negotiation; and, overall, a lateral understanding of client needs.

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Brett Sherwin

Lawyer

Brett is a solicitor in our Insurance & Health team. He joined the Brisbane office in July 2017, having spent two years in the property and injury liability team at another leading insurance firm.

At Barry.Nilsson. Brett’s practice focuses on advising his domestic insurers and self-insured clients in relation to a range of complex public liability claims.

‘I enjoy working with my clients to develop a range of strategic and novel ways to successfully resolve disputes.’

Brett also has in-house experience, having completed an extended secondment at a large Australian insurer, spending time working in two of the insurer’s teams dealing with:

  • a range of public liability claims
  • complex general insurance disputes, pertaining to commercial property claims, fraud, home and contents policies, and motor policies.

‘I am passionate about insurance law because it encompasses such a broad range of topics and skills. It requires technical skill over complex areas of law; practical skills such as advocacy and negotiation; and, overall, a lateral understanding of client needs.’

Brett has a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and a Bachelor of Commerce, with a major in Finance. He is a member of the Australian Insurance Law Association, Young Insurance Professionals and the Queensland Law Society.

Expertise

Insurance and Health

Brisbane