Introducing: Emma Chapman – a new partner in Moray & Agnew’s Brisbane office

Media Release

We are delighted to advise that Emma Chapman has joined the rapidly growing insurance team in our Brisbane office.

Emma has outstanding industry credentials. With over 14 years’ experience at McInnes Wilson, including the last five as a Principal, Emma has advised a range of insurers and other clients on complex matters, primarily in relation to public liability issues. Her reputation and standing in the profession is unquestioned.

Emma has extensive experience representing insurers in both public liability claims and professional indemnity claims with an injury element.

She has represented both Australian and overseas based insurers as well as many third party providers and clients with high deductibles.

Emma’s industry expertise is wide ranging and includes claims in relation to the construction, labour hire, retail, hospitality, mining, electrical and leisure industries.

Strategic secondments have afforded Emma significant insight into industry client needs and in particular, on the importance of reporting and reserve accuracy.

Emma regularly conducts local and interstate training seminars for industry clients on claims management, negotiation strategy, recent case law, legal developments and state legislation impacting on injury claims including PIPA and the CLA. Emma has also presented for Legalwise as well as chairing Legalwise conferences.

Emma is a long term member of the Women in Insurance (Qld) group and was appointed as a committee member in 2014. She is also a member of AILA (Australian Insurance Law Association), ANZIIF (Australia and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance) and National Association of Women in Construction.

We warmly welcome Emma as she joins us and look forward to introducing you to her.


Related Articles

Ronald Selig & Anor v Wealthsure Pty Ltd & Ors [2015] HCA 18

Legal Directions

Introduction The High Court has unanimously allowed an appeal against a decision of the Full Court of the Federal Court of…

Continue reading

High Court to reconsider application of advocate’s immunity to negligently advised settlements: special leave granted in Attwells & Anor v Jackson Lalic Lawyers Pty Limited

Legal Directions

On 7 August 2015 the High Court granted special leave to the plaintiffs in the Attwells proceeding. The High Court’s reconsideration…

Continue reading

STRATA PLANS CANNOT BE LIABLE TO LOT OWNERS FOR FAILURE TO MAINTAIN COMMON PROPERTY – FOR THE MOMENT

Legal Directions

Introduction Lot owners in NSW strata plans no longer have any right to recover their property damage losses as a result…

Continue reading