Venessa Jansen is a senior associate in our Insurance & Health team. Venessa joined the firm as a personal assistant in 2010, while undertaking her university studies. Following her admission in 2012 she participated in Barry.Nilsson.’s graduate program.
Venessa’s practice focuses on:
- CTP claims
- Public liability
- Products liability
- Property damage
Venessa has particular expertise acting in claims involving local government authorities, sporting and recreation activities, construction/workplace incidents and occupier’s liability.
‘One of the things I like best about my work is the diversity; each case is different. I am always learning new things and expanding my knowledge across many areas. I also enjoy undertaking investigations.’
Venessa acts for a range of insurers and has also completed a secondment at an international broker’s offices.
‘My clients are experienced in and knowledgeable of the industry. They are realistic about risks in matters and have a thorough understanding of the litigation process, enabling us to work together to achieve good outcomes.’
Venessa has a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Justice.
Prior complaints not sufficient to establish Council was aware of “particular risk”
06 Jul 2021
Failure to secure temporary signage has resulted in liability for Council
17 Jun 2020
Decision of trial judge upheld in catastrophic claim
11 Jul 2018
Insurer not liable for catastrophic injuries of unlicensed driver
02 May 2017