Kayla Lance

Senior Associate

Insurance & Health

Kayla is a Senior Associate in our Insurance and Health team and is based in the Sydney office.

Kayla defends Queensland injury liability claims and is a member of our Public and Product Liability team in Brisbane.

Kayla specialises in:

  • Public liability
  • Product liability
  • Institutional abuse
  • Indemnity and coverage issues

'I love the diversity and complexity of my work. No two days are the same. I enjoy collaborating with my clients to achieve better outcomes that meet their objectives.'

Kayla has extensive experience in litigation and has represented a variety of insurers in institutional abuse claims and product and public liability. Kayla has also worked as an in-house lawyer for a national insurance practice focusing on knowledge management, legal technology, innovation and risk.

Kayla has a particular interest in indemnity and coverage issues and has extensive experience in the institutional abuse area in a range of claims involving religious institutions, juvenile justice centres, schools and out of home care.

Kayla takes a commercially minded approach to matters and ensure they are handled effectively with an agreed case management strategy and expeditiously where possible.

‘I was attracted to Barry Nilsson because of its client centric approach, down to earth nature and its collaborative national practice.’

  • Bachelor of Laws

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