Dan specialises in providing advice to clients on insurance coverage issues and indemnity disputes across various lines of insurance and reinsurance, including in the context of claims made on directors’ and officers’ liability policies, professional indemnity policies, industrial special risks policies and warranty and indemnity policies.
His experience includes acting for insurers in large scale, complex litigation and coverage disputes. He has advised and acted for insurers in a number of significant matters, including in actual and threatened class actions, multi-layered first party property and business interruption losses, subrogated recovery actions, reinsurance recoveries, and litigated warranty and indemnity insurance disputes.
Dan has also conducted a number of policy wording reviews for clients on their first party property and business interruption products, and acted in defence of insured directors and officers, and various professionals. He is also regularly instructed to pursue recoveries for insured and uninsured clients.
Dan’s pragmatic and commercial approach has earned him national industry recognition and strong client support, within both the domestic and London markets. Dan has been recognised as a Legal 500 ‘Rising Star’ in insurance, and is a long serving National and State committee member of the Australian Insurance Law Association.
Utmost good faith and claims, Property & Liability Discussion Group, September 2021
Presentation to insurers on issues in declining for non-disclosure and misrepresentation – August 2020