CONFERENCE DINNER SPONSOR - BARRY.NILSSON
Specialising in insurance law for over 30 years, self-confessed insurance fanatics Barry.Nilsson. covers all aspects of insurance, from policy drafting to education, and in particular claims management. Previously named Professional Services Firm of the Year at the ANZIIF Australian Insurance Industry Awards, as well as listings in Chambers & Partners (Asia Pacific), Legal 500, Best Lawyers and Doyle's, Barry.Nilsson. is recognised as one of the top Insurance and Health law teams in Australia with strong insurance practices in all six states.
Through thought leadership, industry papers and sponsorships, as well as our unique training arm, Elevista Interactive Learning, Barry.Nilsson. is a strong contributor to the insurance industry. As industry partners, our objective is to enhance the professionalism and excellence of insurance, brokers and risk management professionals, and contribute to the success of insurance and insurance-related businesses. All of which have resulted in our significant and enduring relationships with insurers, brokers, self-insureds and re-insurers, both in Australia and overseas.
WELCOME RECEPTION SPONSOR – CARTER NEWELL LAWYERS
2019 Australasian Law Awards Insurance Specialist Firm of the Year, Carter Newell Lawyers, has one of the largest specialist insurance practices in Australia with market leading expertise in aviation, professional indemnity, D&O, contract works, general liability, cyber risk and environmental liability.
Across these specialist areas from our Eastern seaboard offices, our team is continually appointed on significant losses throughout Australia.
Our insurance clients, which include Australian and international insurers and re-insurers, Lloyds Syndicates, Captives, brokers and third party administrators, tell us we are reliable and consistent, and approach their claims with energy, enthusiasm and a fresh perspective.
We are a leading provider of educational resources to the insurance industry including a multitude of publications for the betterment of the industry. These include:
- A Legal Guide to Contract Works and Construction Liability Insurance in Australia 3rd edition
- Australian Civil Liability Guide 11th edition
- Professional Liability Guide 1st edition
- A Guide to Directors’ and Officers’ Liability and Insurance 1st edition
- Missing links in the ‘Chain of Responsibility’ – Australia’s varied response to the risks posed by Polyethylene Core Cladding. 3rd edition
- The Australian response to Institutional Child Abuse 1st edition
In addition to our quarterly published gazettes which include our Injury Liability, Professional and Management Liability, Workplace Advisory, Property and Real Estate.
Celebrating our 30th year, and as a long time supporter of AILA, Carter Newell Lawyers is proud to again be a sponsor of the National Conference.
SILVER SPONSOR - CLYDE & CO
Clyde & Co is a dynamic, rapidly expanding global law firm focused on providing a complete legal service to clients in our core sectors such as insurance & reinsurance. We advise businesses that are at the heart of worldwide commerce and trade.
Backed by a truly global presence, we offer a national service to our clients with offices in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth. Our combination of sector expertise, commercial attitude and in-depth regional understanding provides a unique perspective.
CLOSING LUNCH SPONSOR - GILCHRIST CONNELL
Gilchrist Connell is a vibrant niche insurance law firm with deep industry knowledge and breadth of experience. Our fresh approach to providing legal services is what sets us apart from the rest. As we celebrate our first decade as Gilchrist Connell, we remain the only specialist insurance law firm in Australia with offices in every mainland state servicing the whole country.
CHARGER STATION SPONSOR – LANDERS & ROGERS
Lander & Rogers is a leading independent Australian law firm operating nationally from Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. We are proud to be the trusted advisor to many publicly listed and private Australian companies, Australian subsidiaries of global companies as well as all levels of government.
We have seven areas of practice, and we cover a range of industry sectors, with a focus on financial services, insurance, government, real estate, and retail and supply chain.
We believe that legal services are much more than just the law - they are about great people, sustained excellence and exceptional client service. We have a reputation in the legal market as a provider of premium legal services, and as a sought after employer. We are renowned in Australia for our down-to-earth and supportive workplace culture.
SILVER SPONSOR – LIBERTY SPECIALITY MARKETS
Global reach. Financial strength. Local authority.
Distinct, complex and constantly evolving – every business is as unique as their insurance needs. To confidently progress in the face of risk and uncertainty requires a level of security you can only achieve through working with specialists.
Liberty Specialty Markets offers a breadth of world-class insurance and reinsurance services to brokers and insured clients. We bring value and solutions to more than 20,000 of Asia Pacific’s most significant business and government organisations – helping protect what they earn, build and own.
We’re part of the global Liberty Mutual Group, a Fortune 100 company that’s been in business since 1912 with a Standard and Poor’s ‘A’ (strong) rating.
SATCHEL SPONSOR – PAGE SEAGER
Page Seager is Tasmania’s leading insurance practice. It currently has 14 lawyers practising solely in insurance advising local and international underwriters, brokers and claims agents. Page Seager’s clients appreciate our “no surprises” approach in which we ensure open and clear communication is at the forefront of every engagement. Our clients know that we understand the business of insurance and the importance of them getting reserves accurate at an early stage, no matter what the potential size of the claim, and the importance of communicating if there are unforeseen circumstances that arise. Page Seager’s lawyers practise over all major lines including financial lines and professional risks, liability, both short and long tail, as well as CTP and employers liability. In addition, our insurance lawyers work hand in glove with our specialist construction disputes team to deliver outcomes in construction and special risk disputes.
Most of our Principals and Consultants have over 30 years of experience in insurance and lead teams ensuring that the right people are delivering the right outcomes at the right time, and at the right price. Our team can be contacted on (03) 6235 5155 or through www.pageseager.com.au
SILVER SPONSOR – RED HEALTH
Red Health is the preferred medico-legal provider because we go above and beyond. Not just once, but every time.
Red Health is the preferred provider of Medico Legal reports, and independent medical examinations throughout Australia. We always put our clients first, and endeavour to provide the best, evidence based medical assessments possible.
COFFEE CART - SPARKE HELMORE LAWYERS
Sparke Helmore Lawyers is a firm with more than 850 people working from nine offices across Australia, serving the needs of the insurance, government, financial services, technology, mining, construction and property sectors. Our expertise spans corporate and commercial to construction, workplace to insurance, IP to IPOs, mining to manufacturing, and property to procurement.
Insurance is our core area of focus and we adopt an approach that is practical and intent on connecting clients to efficient solutions. We are a proud member of Global Insurance Law Connect, a global network of like-minded and high performing independent firms, specialising in insurance law.
SPEAKERS GIFT SPONSOR - THOMSON GEER
Thomson Geer is a large Australian corporate law firm.
We have more than 560 people, including 116 Partners operating out of our offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide. By size we are one of the 10 largest law firms operating in Australia, and the 5th largest independent Australian law firm.
Our insurance team has extensive experience in public liability, professional indemnity, product liability, contractor’s all risk, property and industrial special risk insurance, and self-insurance. We also have extensive experience in dust diseases, intentional torts arising out of child sex and physical abuse and bullying, commercial litigation, and building and construction litigation. Our insurance team also provides pre-contractual advice in relation to insurance policy wordings and contractual insurance and indemnity clauses, and acts in disputes arising out of denials of indemnity.