Insurance Law Global Welcomes Australian Law Firm to International Network

27 April 2021 by Editor Associate at ILG

April 27, 2021 -- Insurance Law Global (ILG) announced today that Carter Newell Law Firm, headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, with additional offices in Sydney and Melbourne, has joined the international network of law firms focused on the insurance industry.

Carter Newell is an award winning law firm that has one of the largest specialist insurance practices in Australia. The firm is a market leader across property, contract works, professional indemnity, D&O, cyber risk, public and product liability, environmental liability and aviation. Within each of these core areas, the firm’s  attorneys are committed to their field and have built up extensive experience.

“We are thrilled to expand our international reach into the continent of Australia with the addition of Carter Newell,” said Kieran Jones, partner at Weightmans LLP and a member of ILG’s Board of Directors. “The firm’s innovative approach to claims management has heralded its growth and success as one of the leading law practices in Australia, and we are excited to bring this capability to ILG clients.

Carter Newell’s Managing Partner, Paul Hopkins, and construction and engineering insurance partner, Patrick Mead, will serve as the lead contacts within the network.

“Carter Newell Lawyers is very excited to join the Insurance Law Global Network,” said Mr. Hopkins. “Having provided dedicated insurance legal services to the insurance market for more than 30 years in Australia, acting for Australian and international insurers, underwriters and brokers, joining this network will enable Carter Newell to continue to serve these clients and work with other network members to provide a seamless worldwide service to the insurance industry.

Launched in March 2017, Insurance Law Global law firm members include Weightmans in the U.K.; Blaney McMurtry in Canada; LC Rodrigo Abogados in Spain; Ekelmans & Meijer in The Netherlands, AGB in Mexico, and Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin in the U.S. Collectively, ILG has bases in over 30 cities across seven countries. The firms collaborate on a non-exclusive basis to help clients respond to the challenges presented by globalization and the increasingly dynamic political and environmental landscape.

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