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Ahrani Ranjitkumar

Special Counsel

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Ahrani Ranjitkumar

Ahrani Ranjitkumar

Special Counsel

People

Ahrani Ranjitkumar

Ahrani Ranjitkumar

Special Counsel

Full Profile

Known for her highly developed technical expertise and collaborative approach, Ahrani frequently acts for local and international insurers in providing coverage advice and in defence for a diverse range of professionals across various industries. Ahrani also provides insurers with advice on policy wording drafting.

Her practice includes advising corporate clients, insurers and their insureds in their response to cyber incidents and data breaches, as well as advising on the subsequent regulatory and notification obligations that flow from an incident.

She has been involved in advising clients in relation to a number of Australian and global data breaches including notification campaigns which span across various countries and include multiple international regulators.

Ahrani regularly contributes to external publications including the LexisNexis Privacy Law Bulletin, the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and has co-authored a number of thought leadership articles for the firm's Market Insight series.

Experience

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  • Incident response management and notification campaigns – Ahrani has assisted private clients and insureds in responding to cyber incidents and in undertaking notification campaigns pursuant to their obligations under the Australian Privacy Principles and the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).
  • Cyber coverage – Ahrani has provided coverage advice to insurers concerning cyber incidents affecting their insureds and the insured's obligations under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).
  • Professional indemnity – Ahrani has advised insurers on coverage and liability issues in relation to professional indemnity claims, across various industries including stockbrokers, valuers, accountants, trustees, construction professionals.
  • Class actions – Ahrani has provided coverage advice to insurers in respect of class actions and has also acted as defence counsel.
  • Directors and officers' liability – Ahrani has advised insurers on coverage and liability issues in relation to civil and regulatory claims against their insureds. 
  • Policy wordings – Ahrani has advised insurers on policy wordings and proposed amendments.

 

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Expertise

Ahrani works for both insurers and corporate clients concerning cyber matters, including incident management, drafting regulatory responses and consulting on all aspects of privacy law. Her practice also includes insurance coverage (and defence) for cyber matters and professional indemnity claims.

Offices & Regions covered