Chris Evans

Special Counsel

Insurance & Health

Chris is a Special Counsel in our Insurance & Health team. He joined the Adelaide office in May 2017, having spent over four years practising at other leading insurance firms in Sydney.

‘What’s great about Barry Nilsson is that it has a really strong ‘one firm’ culture; providing support and guidance across all offices. Everyone is approachable and willing to assist.’

At Barry Nilsson, Chris acts for both domestic and international insurers and specialises in claims relating to:

  • Public liability
  • Personal injury
  • Professional indemnity
  • Property damage
  • Health
‘I enjoy working in the insurance sphere due to the wide variety of work. Each and every claim has its own distinct factual circumstances. It is always rewarding when a favourable, cost-effective outcome is achieved for the client as a result of the thorough investigation into the circumstances of the claim. I enjoy working with insurers as they are typically highly sophisticated clients with exceptional working knowledge of legal principles.’

Chris has been recognised in Best Lawyers 2025 for Insurance Law. Additionally, he has been recognised as one of South Australia's Recommended Public & Product Liability Lawyers in the 2023 edition of Doyle's Guide.

Chris holds a Bachelor of Environmental Management with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours).

  • Bachelor of Environmental Management
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

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