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Raffaela Pisano
|Special Counsel

Raffaela (Raff) Pisano has 25 years' experience in all areas of commercial and insurance litigation with an emphasis on professional indemnity, directors and officers and banking and securities litigation, and large and complex multi party disputes, including class actions, requiring active day to day management of internal and external project services teams and liaison with key stakeholders. She also has significant experience advising on the development of insurance products and the functions and limitations of insurance as a means of managing project risk. Raff works for corporate and government clients in the insurance and financial services industries.

Raff brings to her work practical insurance experience, having worked with Sedgwick Group Plc in London and as an insurance claims investigator for Sterling Associates Pty Ltd.

Raff is a past President of the Victorian Branch of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance, a former member of the Comcover Advisory Council, a member of the committee of the Victorian branch of the Australian Insurance Law Association Inc, and a member of the committee and Public Officer of the Victorian Reinsurance Discussion Group Inc. Raff is also a member of the Australian Professional Indemnity Group Inc, the Law Institute of Victoria and the National Product Liability Association Inc. She is widely published on insurance issues and regularly presents at industry conferences.

Raff is listed in Best Lawyers in Australia 2015 and 2016 for Insurance Law.

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