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
Moray & Agnew has the largest and most experienced builders warranty practice in Australia. Headed nationally by Partner James Collier, the…Continue reading
Successful management of very large claims requires particular expertise. Our catastrophic claims practice group is a dedicated team of experts who…Continue reading
Directors & Officers
The Australian market for directors & officers insurance has matured substantially over the last 10 years; a decade which has seen…Continue reading
Dust & Toxic Tort
Dust & toxic tort litigation is a highly specialised area of practice in which most Australian jurisdictions operate in accordance with peculiar…Continue reading
The finance and insurance industry is the largest single industry sector in Australia. It is no surprise that policies covering financial…Continue reading
The depth of our insurance knowledge means our expertise extends beyond mainstream insurance areas. We provide general insurance advice in diverse…Continue reading
Moray & Agnew boasts an experienced, respected and approachable team with an extensive track record in the management, and conduct, of…Continue reading
Life & Disability Insurance
Life and disability insurance claims are a specialised field requiring particular expertise. Such claims are subject to specific provisions under the…Continue reading
Motor Vehicle Law
The majority of lawyers within Moray & Agnew’s motor vehicle law practice group are accredited specialists in their field of specialisation.…Continue reading
Moray & Agnew’s professional indemnity team has handled thousands of cases for Australian and international insurers and their insureds. Claims range…Continue reading
Property & ISR Claims
Moray & Agnew has particular expertise acting on claims involving property loss under contractors all risk, industrial special risks (ISR), property…Continue reading
Public & Product Liability
Moray & Agnew’s dedicated public and product liability practice provides unparalleled experience and expertise in assisting insurers and insureds in claims…Continue reading
The challenging and ever-changing area of workers compensation has always been a particular specialisation of Moray & Agnew. Moray & Agnew…Continue reading
Geoffrey Connellan has a strong contentious practice acting for insurers and their insureds. He operates on professional indemnity and financial lines matters, and on ISR claims, class actions, investigations and public and product liability. A client notes that "his work is of a considerably high standard and he provides solid advice."
Chambers Asia Pacific, 2018
October 20, 2017
Lejonvarn v Burgess & Anor  EWCA Civ 254 Introduction In Lejonvarn v Burgess & Anor, the Court of Appeal of…Continue reading
June 27, 2018
Summary of Decision Facts The appellant, Cam & Bear Pty Ltd, was the trustee of a self-managed superannuation fund (the Fund)…Continue reading