Isobel is a solicitor in our Insurance & Health team and is based in our Brisbane Office.
"Barry.Nilsson. is not only one of the top Insurance & Health teams in Australia but also has a great workplace culture.”
Isobel joined Barry.Nilsson.'s two year graduate program in 2016. As part of the graduate program Isobel completed four rotations over two years and gained experience in the areas of public and product liability, personal injury, motor vehicle recovery and medical negligence. Isobel also completed a six month rotation in the Family Law team where she assisted with matters involving property settlements, parenting, divorce and child support issues. Upon completion of the program, Isobel joined the Insurance & Health team in 2018.
Prior to joining Barry.Nilsson., Isobel worked at a boutique law firm specialising in family law and wills and estates law. She also volunteered at various community legal centres including the Caxton Legal Centre.
Isobel also has in-house experience, having recently completed a secondment at a large multinational insurer, spending time working in one of the insurer’s teams dealing with a range of public liability claims.
“I enjoy working in insurance law due to the wide variety of claims that I am involved with. I am most interested in specialising in personal injury and public liability claims.”
Isobel holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice. She is a member of Young Insurance Professionals (YIPs), Australian Insurance Law Association (AILA) and the Queensland Law Society.
Decisions, Decisions, Decisions: General Principles for insurers when deciding TPD claims
11 Sep 2018
Court adopts “not reasonable” test in refusing to grant an extension of the limitation period in a defamation case
27 Feb 2017
Calculating the reduction of damages for a contributorily negligent plaintiff in a blameless accident
27 Oct 2016