Jack Geng is a senior associate in our Insurance & Health team and is based in the Sydney office. Jack specialises in:
- Financial Lines
- Professional Indemnity
- Class Actions
Jack’s practice has a particular focus on complex corporate insolvency matters and high value financial services claims. Jack regularly acts for insurers, AFS licensees, accountants, educational institutions, and health and real estate professionals in a range of indemnity and contested matters. His recent matters include acting for:
- various insurers in a range of high value indemnity disputes concerning allegations of insolvent trading.
- the insurer of an AFS licensee in relation to class action proceedings and the subsequent appeal arising from investments in exotic derivative products.
- the insurer of a collapsed motorway operator in three related proceedings, including the securities class action proceedings.
- an AFS licensee in relation to 150 separate claims by investors arising from the collapse of various agricultural managed investment schemes.
- various health professionals in relation to AHPRA/HCCC investigations and disciplinary proceedings.
- various not-for-profit and educational institutions in relation to taxation, employment, administrative law and human rights disputes.
Jack has a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts. He is a member of a number of insurance-related professional organisations, including the Australian Insurance Law Association (AILA), Australian Professional Indemnity Group (APIG), Young Insurance Professionals (YIPs) and the NSW Claims Discussion Group. Jack is also a member of the Asian Australian Lawyers Association and the Law Society of NSW.
Previously Jack has worked as a judge’s associate and as a research assistant in contract law at the Sydney Law School. He has also lectured at the University of Sydney in International Economy and Finance.
‘At Barry.Nilsson. I enjoy working with commercially savvy and technically excellent lawyers, and advising clients on a variety of complex and sensitive disputes.’