Robert maintains a broad insurance practice which sees him providing advice on complex coverage issues to insurers and defending claims covered under policies of professional indemnity and general liability insurance in the Local, District and Supreme Courts of New South Wales.
He has acted for Australian, UK and US-based insurers as both coverage and defence counsel.
Robert also has experience in reinsurance, arbitration and matters relating to community associations and management liability insurance.
Providing complex coverage advice to insurers on matters spanning dual insurance, late notification, average, product defect exclusions and professional advice exclusions
Providing coverage advice concerning a claim arising from the installation of combustible aluminium cladding on a residential development
Defending a range of building professional insureds in respect of high quantum professional negligence claims
Representing a reinsurer in an arbitrated dispute with its reinsured regarding the application of an average clause
Defending a solicitor in respect of a claim of professional negligence concerning an alleged failure to ensure that their clients had the requisite mental capacity to enter into a substantial transaction
Defending the publisher of an online magazine in respect of defamation proceedings brought in the District Court of NSW
Advising insurers in respect of claims concerning employee theft
Advising insurers in respect of wording of pandemic exclusions