Financial and Professional Services

Whether you are lawyer, accountant or holder of an Australian Financial Services licence, when a claim or regulatory complaint is made in a high stakes industry you want confidence in the people handling it.

Our team understands the pressures faced by those in the financial and professional services industry – be it increasing, complex regulation and obligations, or reputational risks and their impact on your business – and have the skill to analyse the underlying evidence and experience to develop a robust, commercially focused defence strategy.


Our Expertise

We regularly provide advice on both litigated and non-litigated matters involving members of the financial and professional services industry, covering the following:

  • Professional negligence
  • Directors and officers liability
  • Employment practices liability
  • Management liability
  • Errors and omissions
  • Public liability
  • Cyber liability
  • Defamation
  • Investigations, inquiries, disciplinary proceedings, public hearings and prosecutions
  • Class actions, Commissions of Inquiry and Royal Commissions.

Our extensive experience acting for industry practitioners means we understand the technical profession-specific issues, know the best strategies to adopt, and can manage claims without incurring unnecessary costs.

Our focus is not just on effective resolution of claims. Our team is also committed to identifying the underlying casual factors of the claim and helping our clients to put risk management measures in place to avoid future claims.

Great lawyers, great people

Our Financial and Professional Services Specialists

Meet our team of insurance lawyers with specialist financial and professional services experience.

Ask us how we can help

Barry Nilsson acknowledges the traditional owners of the land on which we conduct our business, and pays respect to their Elders past, present and emerging.
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