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Nicholas Maiorana

Special Counsel, Sydney Direct: 02 8240 8026 nmaiorana@gclegal.com.au

Nicholas is an experienced insurance and commercial litigator with a focus on property insurance and recovery litigation.

Nicholas’ property insurance practice includes managing of and advising in relation to contract works and ISR claims across the SME commercial property, construction, manufacturing, infrastructure, engineering, transport, mining and property sectors.

He handles both routine high volume as well as complex and high value subrogated recovery actions.  He has a proven track record advising and acting as defence counsel in third party property disputes including complex litigated construction and engineering related claims.

Nicholas is a well-regarded legal adviser to numerous domestic and international insurers, underwriters, TPAs and self-insured corporations. He understands the commercial realities of litigation and advocates for alternative dispute resolution and implements pragmatic and bespoke strategies to achieve cost effective and commercial outcomes at the prelitigation stage.

Nicholas is often called upon to present to professional insurance bodies including the Underwriting Agencies Council on topical issues in the property insurance and subrogation recovery space.

He also regularly provides internal training seminars and presentations to a number of large domestic insurers in relation to mitigating fraudulent claims, as well as prosecuting subrogated actions.