Dan assists insurers and reinsurers to navigate and resolve complex coverage issues and disputes. He is also regularly appointed by insurers to defend and protect the interests of their insured organisations and insured persons in civil proceedings, investigations and inquiries.
Dan has a depth of experience across commercial lines, including directors’ and officers’ liability, management liability, financial institutions professional indemnity, professional indemnity, warranty and indemnity, and industrial special risk products. He has also acted for subscribers to multi-layered programmes, and for cedants and reinsurers under both facultative and treaty arrangements.
Clients trust Dan to provide accurate, timely and commercial advice, and to act for them and their insureds in commercial litigation consistent with their commercial and strategic objectives.
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 committee member of the Australian Insurance Law Association and has recently completed a Masters of Law (Commercial Law).
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