Moray & Agnew’s in-depth knowledge of the insurance industry and understanding of its key drivers are derived from providing sensible legal advice tailored to our clients’ practical needs.

The firm’s specialisation in insurance law gives it a unique insight into legal and other issues faced by the Australasian and global insurance industry.

We act for the majority of Australia’s general insurers, together with boutique insurers, brokers, underwriting agencies, reinsurers as well as corporate and government insureds. General insurers from the United States, New Zealand and the United Kingdom regularly provide us with instructions.

Insurance Law services

Builders Warranty

Moray & Agnew has the largest and most experienced builders warranty practice in Australia. Headed nationally by Partner James Collier, the…

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Catastrophic Claims

Successful management of very large claims requires particular expertise. Our catastrophic claims practice group is a dedicated team of experts who…

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Directors & Officers

The Australian market for directors & officers insurance has matured substantially over the last 10 years; a decade which has seen…

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Dust & Toxic Tort

Dust & toxic tort litigation is a highly specialised area of practice in which most Australian jurisdictions operate in accordance with peculiar…

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Financial Institutions

The finance and insurance industry is the largest single industry sector in Australia. It is no surprise that policies covering financial…

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General Insurance

The depth of our insurance knowledge means our expertise extends beyond mainstream insurance areas. We provide general insurance advice in diverse…

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Health Law

Moray & Agnew boasts an experienced, respected and approachable team with an extensive track record in the management, and conduct, of…

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Life & Disability Insurance

Life and disability insurance claims are a specialised field requiring particular expertise. Such claims are subject to specific provisions under the…

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Motor Vehicle Law

The majority of lawyers within Moray & Agnew’s motor vehicle law practice group are accredited specialists in their field of specialisation.…

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Professional Indemnity

Moray & Agnew’s professional indemnity team has handled thousands of cases for Australian and international insurers and their insureds. Claims range…

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Property & ISR Claims

Moray & Agnew has particular expertise acting on claims involving property loss under contractors all risk, industrial special risks (ISR), property…

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Public & Product Liability

Moray & Agnew’s dedicated public and product liability practice provides unparalleled experience and expertise in assisting insurers and insureds in claims…

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Workers Compensation

The challenging and ever-changing area of workers compensation has always been a particular specialisation of Moray & Agnew. Moray & Agnew…

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Peter Tredinnick was named as 2014 Sydney Insurance Law ‘Lawyer of the Year’ by Best Lawyers.

Best Lawyers, 2014

Red tape reduction removes Stat Dec for rejecting claims

Legal Directions

Section 129(5) of the Workers Compensation Act 1951 (ACT) previously provided: ‘If the insurer rejects the claim 28 days or later…

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APPEAL COURT OVERTURNS DECISION ON LIABILITY FOR CRIMINAL ACTS OF THIRD PERSON

Legal Directions

Optus Administration Pty Ltd v Glenn Wright by his tutor James Stuart Wright [2017] NSWCA 21 Background In our Legal Directions…

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