Dean is an associate in the Insurance & Health team and is based in the Sydney office.
At Barry.Nilsson. Dean acts for domestic and international insurers specialising in:
- Public and Products Liability
- Property Damage
- Professional Indemnity
- Policy Coverage Advice
In addition, Dean has advised clients on compulsory third party (CTP), medical negligence and workers' compensation claims, with a focus on catastrophic cases involving quadriplegia, paraplegia and traumatic brain injuries.
Dean has managed a high volume of litigated and unlitigated claims acting on behalf of a number of insurers and private corporations in the areas of public liability, product liability and professional indemnity. Dean has represented clients across multiple jurisdictions including NSW, Queensland, Victoria, Western Australia and South Australia.
"In the field of insurance law, no two cases are alike. This experience is not only rewarding but it also provides me with the opportunity to continuously learn and develop my skills in a dynamic area of law."
Dean has a strong commitment to innovation and developing new ways to deliver value to clients. He released in 2017 a series of publications regarding change and innovation in the legal industry which received exposure from law firms across Europe, Asia and North America.
Dean holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Economics. He is a member of Young Insurance Professionals (YIPs) as well as the Law Society of NSW.
Court of Appeal confirms the standard and duty of care for legal practitioners
14 Sep 2020
Double (Trouble) Insurance - Federal Court rules on claim for equitable contribution from head contractor’s insurer after settlement
05 Jun 2020
Court of Appeal confirms no action ought to have been be taken to address an uneven surface outside an aged care facility
15 Jan 2019
Cleaner victorious despite missing the spill
14 Sep 2018