Emma Pilkington is a senior associate in our Insurance & Health team and is based in the Sydney office.
Emma assists in a wide range of insurance matters, including:
- Public liability
- Professional indemnity
- Compulsory third party (CTP)
- Medical negligence.
She has worked on several health and safety cases, including a number that dealt with complex issues relating to the Dust Diseases Act 2005 (SA). In addition, she has been involved in investigations into mining incidents involving both fatalities and serious injuries. She has also provided training to clients in the mining industry on how to interact with SafeWork SA.
‘I enjoy working on insurance matters because the matters are diverse. I’ve worked cases covering issues such property damage, business interruption, personal injury and professional indemnity. Insurance clients tend to be very knowledgeable and commercially oriented so I find working with them to achieve the best possible outcome particularly rewarding.’
Emma occasionally assists with commercial matters, covering a broad array of issues such as property, bankruptcy, insolvency, employment, consumer protection and debt recovery.
Emma has a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce (International Business). She is a member of the Australian Insurance Law Association (AILA), the Australian Professional Indemnity Group (APIG) and the Law Society of South Australia.
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