Natalie Laidlaw

Special Counsel

Insurance & Health

Natalie Laidlaw is a Special Counsel in our Insurance and Health team and is based in the Melbourne office.

Natalie specialises in:

  • Professional indemnity
  • Health Law.

Natalie has extensive professional indemnity experience having acted for local and international insurers and their insureds, in defending claims against a broad range of professional clients in all Australian jurisdictions such as:

  • Accountants
  • Allied Health Practitioners
  • Architects
  • Barristers
  • Directors
  • Educational Institutions
  • Engineers
  • Financial advisers
  • Lawyers
  • Medical Practitioners
  • Pharmacists
  • Real Estate Agents
  • Surveyors.

Natalie also has experience in policy interpretation and coverage advice in the areas of professional indemnity, management liability, D&O and cyber.

'I enjoy building relationships with real people and understanding the issues they face in what has brought them to me. I take pride in assisting every client navigate through what is most likely a difficult time in their professional career. Every client and matter is unique and I enjoy working through the challenges this presents.'

Natalie has several years experience as a Legal and Claims Manager and Team Leader for a large insurer, managing a diverse range of professional indemnity claims. This gives Natalie a unique perspective to appreciate the needs of the insurer and their client and allows her to adopt a pragmatic approach in delivering the best possible outcome to her clients with a tailored solution that takes into account the associated risks.

'Having been a client of BN myself, I was attracted to its dynamic and progressive culture and strong focus on the client. In addition, the respected industry leaders, the type of work and the exceptional culture at BN appealed to me.'

Natalie holds a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Laws.

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Laws

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