Skip to content
Managing matters within the insurance industry


We have longstanding relationships with many of our clients, an intricate knowledge of our clients’ business, their area of insurance risk, and their needs.

The Finlaysons Insurance team is a recognised leader in the provision of legal service to the insurance sector. We act for both public and private sector clients within South Australia as well as nationally.

We are driven by achieving excellent outcomes for our clients.

Our large team has the resources and capabilities needed to manage large volumes of work. We have extensive experience, a diverse range of specialist expertise and practitioners working at many levels, including expert Special and In-house Counsel.

Clients find us reliable, approachable and highly responsive to their individual needs. We have longstanding relationships with many clients – some have been with us for more than twenty years. We understand the need for efficient, precise communication to ensure that clients are always fully informed of the options for resolving and managing matters.

We have specialist expertise in the area of Compulsory Third Party (CTP) insurance, professional indemnity, asbestos liability, fraud and catastrophic injury claims. We manage matters in a wide range of jurisdictions including Magistrates, District and Supreme Courts, Coroners Court, SA Workers Compensation Tribunal and Professional Disciplinary Tribunals.

We also have excellent negotiation skills and dispute resolution strategies and provide risk management advice in all areas of insurance risk, including professional indemnity insurance and the health sector.

Key Services

  • Major motor accident claims (CTP)
  • Professional indemnity risk
  • Medical negligence
  • Public liability
  • Health risk management
  • Asbestos exposure
  • Catastrophic injury and infant claims
  • Fraud claims and prosecutions
  • Insurance contract and indemnity disputes
  • Coronial inquiries
  • General insurance

Prince Alfred College Incorporated v ADC [2016] HCA 37


On 5 October 2016, the High Court allowed an appeal against the Full Court of the…

Read More

Psychiatric Injury following Death of Plaintiff’s Baby


Neuroimaging studies of identifiable neurobiological changes in the brain may need to be considered when determining…

Read More

22 Finlaysons Lawyers recognised in ‘Best Lawyers in Australia 2020’


22 Finlaysons Lawyers practitioners have been recognised for their work across 28 different fields in The…

Read More