Louise has specialised in liability litigation and insurance advice since 1996, combining technical excellence with a commercial approach to deliver client focused outcomes. She is highly regarded by her insurer and insured clients (including government agencies, corporates and self-insureds) across a wide range of claims litigation and technical insurance advice.
Louise is highly regarded for both her insurance advisory work with insurer, government and corporate clients, and her claims expertise in the areas of professional negligence (including medical, financial services and construction) and directors & officers.
Louise manages civil matters and appears at Coronials across a wide range of professional negligence and directors and officers claims, including catastrophic injury, multi-party, complex commercial, and high profile claims.
Louise's advisory practice focuses on policy interpretation and multi-contract transactional advice. She advises on policy interpretation and coverage, including multilayer programmes and re-insurance issues. Her insurer clients seek her out for policy wording reviews.
Louise's clients include NSW Ministry of Health, Transport for NSW, W.R. Berkley Insurance Australia, Allied World Assurance Company, Macquarie Bank, Insurance Council of Australia, Sydney Water Corporation, Westfield, PPB Advisory and McGrathNicol.
One of her career highlights was advising Transport for NSW on insurance issues arising from the 'fixing the trains' project, which was one of the most significant corporate and operational restructures in Australia. This included transactional advice and drafting as well as policy analysis and negotiation.