Area of expertise

Insurance Law

  • Financial Institutions
  • General Insurance
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Motor Vehicle Law
  • Professional Indemnity
  • Property & Industrial Special Risk Claims
  • Public & Product Liability
  • Workers Compensation

Anthea Karvounaris

Partner LLB (Hons); BCom

office Melbourne
phone +61 3 8687 7384

Anthea is highly skilled insurance litigator with significant experience in advising and acting on all aspects of insurance law.

Anthea has a strong reputation amongst insurers in relation to fraud and indemnity disputes between insureds and insurers, including in life insurance matters.

Anthea is a strong negotiator and represents her clients at mediations and pre-hearing conferences. One of her main objectives is to achieve timely outcomes with a practical yet innovative approach to litigation.

With almost a decade of insurance litigation experience, Anthea has particular experience in:

  • subrogated recovery and settlement claims arising from, amongst other things, motor vehicle and property damage claims
  • product liability claims arising from the Australian Consumer Law and general negligence against suppliers an manufacturers
  • home contents claims
  • insurance claims that involve a range of issues including indemnity, parties’ obligations and rights under policies, non-disclosure, misrepresentation, duty of utmost good faith and fraud which encompass both application of the common law and the Insurance Contracts Act 1984 (Cth)
  • major litigation
  • total and permanent disablement, income protection and death claims
  • complex coverage, contractual construction and policy interpretation issues
  • Australian Financial Complaints Authority disputes (formerly the Financial Ombudsman Service).

Published Articles

Moray & Agnew adds two more partners to national insurance practice

Media Release

The arrival of two new partners – Anthea Karvounaris and Michael Gill – at Moray & Agnew during March 2019 reinforces…

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Professional Membership

  • Australasian Life Underwriting and Claims Association Inc
  • Australian Insurance Law Association
  • Law Institute of Victoria