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Maria Kearney
|Special Counsel

Maria Kearney is a specialist professional indemnity lawyer with over 15 years experience in both Australia and the United Kingdom.

Maria acts for insurers and insureds across a range of professions including solicitors, accountants, financial advisors, architects, engineers and other construction professionals. She has particular expertise in handling multi-party, high value and complex claims.

Maria offers a unique perspective on professional indemnity, having worked for seven years as the head of the claims and litigation department of one of the United Kingdom's largest professional indemnity underwriting agencies where she handled claims for a number of Lloyd's syndicates and UK insurers and developed an excellent understanding of Underwriters' approach to reserving and claims handling.

Maria is a member of the Australian Professional Indemnity Group, Australian Insurance Law Association, and Women in Insurance.

Areas of expertise include: 

 

2014