Jack Geng

At Barry.Nilsson., I enjoy working with commercially savvy and technically excellent lawyers, and advising clients on a variety of complex and sensitive disputes.

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Jack Geng

Senior Associate

Jack Geng is a senior associate in our Insurance & Health team and is based in the Sydney office. Jack specialises in:

  • Financial Lines
  • D&O
  • 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.