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We provide advice on all types of insurance issues, including defence of litigated and non litigated claims, policy drafting and coverage advice, claims assessment and handling and compliance issues across all jurisdictions of Australia in:

  • Professional Indemnity;
  • Directors and Officers;
  • Public Liability;
  • Product Liability;
  • Property;
  • Environmental; and
  • Business Interruption.

Our insurance team not only advises the industry, but also participates in it, giving us the edge when it comes to strategic advice.† Our solicitors are trained in and manage claims according to the Griffins Lawyers practice management standards. These standards are reviewed constantly to ensure they represent industry best practice.

These standards include:

  • Acknowledging new instructions within twenty four hours;
  • Providing a substantive concise initial advice within thirty days of receiving instructions;
  • Recommending a peak reserve if possible within three months, but no later than six† months, of receipt of initial instructions;
  • Monitoring our performance against the reserve, avoiding ?step? reserving ;and
  • We aim to resolve claims within the reserve which is set in accordance with our client’s reserving philosophy.

We apply the same rules and procedures that any successful team creates and builds upon.†

Our objective is always to be:

  • The legal team you want to work with;
  • Readily accessible;
  • Consistent;
  • Commercially astute and aware; and
  • Committed and thorough.

Please contact our team with any queries in relation to Insurance Advice and Litigation.