Construction PI Update: When is a cause of action really “based on” an insured’s provision of professional services?
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Matthew has experience relating to engineering and construction claims, both in regards to general liability and professional risks. He also has provided policy advice and claims assistance regarding specialised lines.
Matthew commenced working in the insurance law industry in 2002. Although Matthew has experience in all areas of insurance law, his practice has a strong emphasis in construction matters for domestic and overseas Insurers and he has acted on behalf of building professionals and engineers in a significant number of matters. The advice provided by Matthew relates to not only the defence of claims on behalf of insureds but also in regards to coverage. Prior to obtaining his legal qualifications, Matthew worked at management level in the construction industry.
Matthew has also garnered a significant portfolio of experience in intentional tort related claims through his work on a public liability insurance scheme specifically designed for security firms.
Matthew is also well versed in the operation of trade credit and political risk policies relating to occurrences both domestically and internationally.
He has also provided regulatory advice to international insurers relating to the prudential guidelines enforced by APRA and the framework in which general insurers are forced to comply.
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