Insurance and Risk

Our Insurance & Risk practice provides legal advice on high-end, complex insurance, litigation and risk matters for corporate Australia, Government and the insurance industry. With a complete service that incorporates both contentious and non-contentious experience, we provide outstanding technical expertise in insurance and reinsurance law and risk management.


  • Asialaw Profiles: Recommended Law Firm - Insurance (2017-2018) 
  • Chambers Asia-Pacific: "All of the lawyers we have used have been exceptional. They are the number-one ranked firm in Australia and rightfully so. Their service is exceptional. I deal with a lot of other firms and I have found them to the best I have ever dealt with in my 50 years in the insurance industry." (2016)
  • Asia Pacific Legal 500: "Clayton Utz is ranked as a Band 1 practice for Insurance.  Clayton Utz 'has strength in depth, fielding a strong team of committed, effective and efficient lawyers.' (2016)
  • Doyles Guide of Leading Professional Indemnity Law Firms – Sydney: Clayton Utz is recommended for Professional Indemnity (2015)
  • Chambers Asia-Pacific: "A respected, full-service offering catering to market-leading policyholder clients. Frequently acts on high-value claims work. Skilled in advising on insurance and reinsurance matters in both the domestic and international markets." (2015)
  • Chambers Asia-Pacific: "They have an ability to pre-empt arguments.  It's pretty valuable to be ahead of the curve. " "You get immediate acknowledgement and you know they are on to it.  They are really timely and have never failed to deliver." (2015)
  • Asia Pacific Legal 500: "Clayton Utz’s policyholder-focused team is lauded for its ‘superb level of service’, which combines ‘constant availability’ with ‘quality advice and great rapport building.’" (2015)
  • Expert Guides Guide to the Word's Leading Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers: Fred Hawke and Mark Waller are recognised as leading Insurance and Reinsurance lawyers. David Gerber and Lucy Terracall are named as "Rising Stars." (2014)

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