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Released 04/20

Top flight Principal joins Gilchrist Connell – Sydney office

Gilchrist Connell is pleased to announce the commencement of Daniel Robinson, an outstanding D&O and Financial Institutions expert, who has joined the Sydney office as Principal.

Dan’s high-level skills and excellent reputation will substantially boost the firm’s capacity in complex D&O coverage and defence as well as financial lines E&O.

His experience includes acting for insurers in large scale, complex litigation including multiple major class actions.  Dan’s pragmatic and commercially astute approach has earned him national industry recognition, stellar career progression and strong client support, within both the domestic and London markets.

“We are always looking for highly skilled experts to assist us in meeting client demand in specialist areas.  Dan has exactly the skills we were seeking, was recommended to us by trusted clients, and is a great fit for our culture.  We’re very happy that Dan chose us as his destination,” said Managing Principal Richard Wood.

Dan added, “I’m delighted to be joining a firm with such a strong reputation with my clients and the insurance market more broadly.  I believe the firm is perfectly placed to capitalise on opportunities in the legal services market for insurers and reinsurers, and I very much look forward to working with the Gilchrist Connell team to provide first class service to my clients going forward.”

Gilchrist Connell is one of Australia’s leading general insurance and defendant-side dispute resolution firms.