Jennifer Kusiak (nee Smith)

I find professional indemnity fascinating. It is incredibly varied work. No two days are the same. Assisting claims managers is rewarding because they are not only knowledgeable but very pragmatic and commercially astute.

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Jennifer Kusiak (nee Smith)

Senior Associate

Jennifer Kusiak is a senior associate in our Insurance & Health team and is based in the Melbourne office.

She specialises in financial lines, specifically professional indemnity and directors’ and officers’ liability.

Jennifer acts for leading insurers, individuals and companies in contentious claims in relation to financial and professional services. She has also assisted clients in the pharmaceutical, property and construction industries.

‘I find professional indemnity fascinating. It is incredibly varied work. No two days are the same. Assisting claims managers is rewarding because they are not only knowledgeable but very pragmatic and commercially astute. I also enjoy the challenge of working with professionals to achieve good outcomes in often difficult circumstances.’

Jennifer has a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and a Bachelor of Arts. She is currently completing her Masters of Law at the University of Melbourne. She is a member of the Australian Insurance Law Association (AILA) and the Australian Professional Indemnity Group (APIG).

Expertise

Insurance and Health

Melbourne