Nick is a special counsel in our Insurance & Health team. He joined the Sydney office in May 2017, having spent eight years practising at other leading insurance firms in Sydney.
Nick specialises in:
- Professional indemnity (in particular, construction and engineering related claims)
- Public liability
- Policy coverage advice
His clients include domestic insurers, third party administrators/claims managers, underwriting agencies and Lloyd’s syndicates. Nick also works with stakeholders such as retail and placing brokers and a number of insured clients, including:
- Construction and engineering firms
- Building professional consultants
- Insolvency practitioners and accountants
- Leisure industry businesses
- Commercial cleaners
- Owners of commercial and residential premises.
‘I enjoy collaborating with insurer and insured clients to provide strategic advice aimed at achieving commercial outcomes. An important part of this is taking the time to understand an insured’s business, so that the protection of their business reputation can be built into any resolution strategy.’
Nick has a Bachelor of Law from the University of Leicester in England and a Legal Practice Course post-graduate diploma. Following his move to Australia, Nick completed the LPAB Law Extension Program at the University of Sydney. He is admitted to practise in England and Wales and NSW.
Nick is a member of the Australian Insurance Law Association (AILA) and Young Insurance Professionals (YIPs), as well as the Law Societies of England & Wales and NSW.
The Incomplete Proposal – what terms are incorporated into a policy?
12 Jun 2019
Snakes and ladders – a tale of liability and credibility
20 Nov 2018
Insurance Coverage: an insured in all but name
02 Jul 2018
Commercial purpose is paramount when interpreting conflicting provisions in policies
06 Mar 2018