Sarah McLellan

What attracted me to Barry.Nilsson was its reputation as a leader in the insurance space with exceptionally talented lawyers.

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Sarah McLellan

Senior Associate

Sarah is a Senior Associate in our Insurance and Health team and is based in our Sydney.

Sarah has practised in insurance law for 17 years acting for a range of insurers, large corporations and government agencies.  She also represented plaintiff’s in dust diseases matters which gives her a unique holistic perspective. Sarah has extensive advocacy experience having represented clients at motions, mediations, and settlement conferences. As an experienced insurance litigator, Sarah advises and acts for Australian and international insurers, as well public authorities in the areas of:

  • Public liability
  • Historical abuse
  • Industrial accidents

Sarah has a particular interest in historical abuse matters and the evolving law developing to deal with these cases. Sarah also has a keen interest in psychological injuries.

‘What attracted me to Barry.Nilsson was its reputation as a leader in the insurance space with exceptionally talented lawyers.’

Sarah has a pragmatic approach to her matters and seeks an early resolution wherever possible.

Sarah holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts with a major in psychology. She is a member of the NSW Claims Discussion Group, AILA, NSW Law Society and  APIG.

Expertise

Insurance and Health

Sydney