Area of expertise

Insurance Law

  • Directors & Officers
  • Financial Institutions
  • Professional Indemnity
  • Class Actions

Michael Polorotoff

Partner LLB, LLM, BBus

office Sydney
phone +61 2 8651 4716

Michael specialises in defending insureds in litigated and non-litigated matters as well as providing complex coverage advice to local and international insurers. His practice focuses primarily on professional indemnity, and directors and officers claims including Side C claims.

He has defended a wide variety of professionals, including solicitors, barristers, insurance brokers, mortgage brokers, financial planners, investment advisers, accountants, architects, surveyors, engineers, superannuation fund trustees and real estate agents.

In addition, Michael regularly provides indemnity advice to insurers and underwriters in respect of large scale claims which involve complex and technical coverage issues.

Prior to his time in private practice, Michael was a trainee cadet at a large multinational insurance broking firm where he worked in a number of departments, including in the claims, legal and compliance areas.

Professional Membership

  • Australian Insurance Law Association
  • Australian Professional Indemnity Group
  • Law Society of NSW
  • New South Wales Young Lawyers Association