Katherine Czoch

 

Principal, Sydney

Direct: +61 2 8240 8029

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Katherine has more than 16 years experience advising Australian, American and London insurers across major commercial and SME lines of insurance. She is also a seasoned litigator, having been a partner predominantly of a large international firm before joining Gilchrist Connell.
 
Katherine has been recognised by Chambers & Partners 2012 and 2013 and applauded by clients for her accurate and commercial advice, the relationships she builds with insureds and her early resolution of disputes.
 
Katherine’s areas of expertise include:
  • Defending directors and officers in civil proceedings and before inquiries and commissions. 
  • Defending professionals including stockbrokers, accountants, financial planners, architects, builders, engineers, project managers, surveyors, PCAs, property valuers, real estate agents, lawyers and barristers. 
  • Providing coverage advise and defending IT professionals in information and technology claims and cyber.
  • Advising insurers on policy coverage and acting as coverage counsel in claims against financial institutions, directors and officers, and professionals.
  • Acting in a wide range of product liability cases.
  • Advising insurers on policy drafting.
Katherine sits on the board of the Australian Professional Indemnity Group and holds memberships with the Australian Insurance Law Association, the Association for Women in Insurance and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.