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Coming from a background in defending all manner of insurance claims, including public liability, property damage and professional indemnity claims across all Australian jurisdictions, Nik has extensive experience across the board. Nik regularly assists and advises different players in the insurance space from insureds, self-insureds, brokers, underwriters and local and overseas-based insurers, tailoring strategies and solutions to match the specific needs, goals and motivations of each client.
Areas of expertise
Nik is a trusted advisor to clients and has been called upon to advise on various insurance issues such as policy response, interpretation and drafting, risk management, contractual clauses and regulatory compliance, ranging from specific industry practices and procedures to broader issues enlivened by the Insurance Contracts Act 1984 (Cth).
From a claims perspective, Nik achieves optimum outcomes for clients through close liaison during informal settlement conferences and mediations, and reflecting clients’ KPI needs through skilled drafting of advice. He works purposively within a team throughout the claims process, ensuring commercial incentives and swift resolution remain at the forefront of considerations, wherever appropriate.
Why clients like him
Nik’s attention to detail and client-focussed approach to litigation, pre-litigation and informal negotiations achieve best results for clients’ needs. He maintains very high standards witnessed through smart team work, timeliness of responses, and complete reliability in actioning client instructions as well as working with clients to achieve strategic outcomes.