David Gerber is a specialist insurance lawyer with extensive experience in general insurance and life insurance. He advises a broad range of clients both on corporate insurance issues and in dispute resolution, including insurance coverage disputes.
David has over 15 years' experience. Before joining Clayton Utz, David worked both in private practice and as in-house counsel, including the role of General Counsel and Company Secretary of a global insurer's South African operations. This means that his practical knowledge gained from working in the insurance industry informs his legal advice and clients benefit from his diverse range of skills.
David's practice includes advice on policy interpretation, insurance claims, indemnity and risk issues, and the insurance aspects of major projects and commercial transactions. He has advised on financial services issues related to insurance products and on product distribution. He has particular expertise advising on directors' liability issues and directors' and officers' liability (D&O) insurance.
David is a member of the Australian Insurance Law Association (AILA) Education Committee in New South Wales.