Christopher Balfour-Browne

I like the fact that my work is challenging but, at the same time, I have great back-up and support from my colleagues. The range of issues and the breadth of industry and commercial sectors that my work encompasses give me the opportunity to develop my own interests and specialisation.

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Christopher Balfour-Browne

Senior Associate

Christopher Balfour-Browne is a senior associate in our Insurance & Health team and is based in the Melbourne office. Christopher specialises in insurance and commercial litigation, particularly surrounding large and complex multi-party proceedings. His particular areas of expertise are:

  • Subrogated recovery claims and advice
  • Public and property liability claims
  • Professional indemnity

Christopher’s practice involves him in a broad range of matters, including:

  • contract/policy interpretation and advice
  • liability and indemnity analysis and advice
  • dispute management and resolution, including trials

‘I like the fact that my work is challenging but, at the same time, I have great back-up and support from my colleagues. The range of issues and the breadth of industry and commercial sectors that my work encompasses give me the opportunity to develop my own practise interests and specialisation.’

Christopher acts primarily for Australian and international insurers and claims management specialists.

‘One of the great things about working at Barry.Nilsson is the diversity of work and clients that I am exposed to. I particularly like working with clients who can impart industry knowledge and insight, which in turn contributes to building my own expertise.’

Christopher has a Bachelor of Arts and a Juris Doctor from the University of Melbourne. He also has a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice and was admitted to the Supreme Court of Victoria in 2006 and the High Court of Australia in 2007. He has given presentations and written articles on a range of legal issues.