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Charu Stevenson

Senior Associate, Sydney Direct: +61 2 8240 8025

Charu is an experienced insurance litigator with a focus on financial lines. Although a strong litigator, she always seeks to employ alternative dispute resolution processes at an early stage to explore options for a swift resolution and to narrow the scope of issues in dispute.

Charu’s areas of expertise include:

  • professional indemnity;
  • D&O and management liability;
  • construction;
  • cyber; and
  • policy coverage including complex London market insurance arrangements involving reinsurance and excess layer policies.

Charu has previously worked for a large commercial firm in the UK and has undertaken several secondments to a major international insurer in Sydney and London. She brings a client-focused, commercial approach to her practice by anticipating the practical needs of insurers and fostering constructive relationships with brokers and insureds to effectively resolve claims.

Articles and Presentations

Battery and consent in the case of a medical procedure: Tinnock v Murrumbidgee Local health District (No 6) (2017) 14(6) Australian Civil Liability 88