Claire is a Senior Associate in our Insurance and Health team and is based in the Brisbane office.
Claire specialises in:
- public liability
- personal injury
Claire has practised exclusively in personal injuries since her admission in 2008. She is experienced in both plaintiff and defendant claims, having worked at a leading plaintiff firm, in-house for a workers’ compensation insurer and most recently at a defendant insurance firm, prior to joining Barry.Nilsson. in 2021. Her experience includes:
- Managing a diverse range of public liability claims
- Personal Injuries Proceedings Act 2002 pre-proceedings and litigated claims, with a focus on claims that involve interaction with the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003.
Claire also has extensive experience in workers’ compensation claims having acted for an insurer for over 10 years.
'I enjoy the diverse nature of my work at BN. Each case is different and the broad range of clients means that I am constantly honing my knowledge of insurance law. Additionally I enjoy working closely with my clients to understand their business objectives, and partner with them to develop pragmatic and strategic approaches to the handling of the claim. This assists them in making considered commercial decisions at the right stage of their claim.'
Claire holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Business Management.