Insurance

Providing legal services to the insurance industry is about more than just giving the best advice. It requires deep industry understanding, an appreciation of issues and challenges facing insurers and the ability to adapt to changing client needs.

MinterEllison’s insurance practice is one of the largest in Australia and truly national. Our knowledge of the insurance industry is second to none and it enables us to tailor advice that focuses on the client and their business objectives. MinterEllison has been awarded 'Insurance Law Firm of the Year' at the Asia-Pacific Banking & Finance annual Insurance Awards each year from 2012 – 2016.

We are the only top tier law firm in Australia to maintain a comprehensive ‘front end’ practice (policy wording/drafting and advice, corporate advisory, reinsurance, agency agreements) and ‘back end’ claims practice (including professional indemnity, D&O, product liability, asbestos, life, marine, aviation, self insureds, government and industrial special risks). We also have significant expertise defending litigation (including class actions) on complex insurance issues.

We have strong professional links with peak industry bodies and consistently support associations through attendance, presentations, sponsorship and involvement in working groups. Our industry involvement assists us to advise clients effectively on the impact of legislative and regulatory changes.

  • Best Lawyers (2018 Edition)
    The depth and strength of MinterEllison's team in Australia has been recognised by this year's list of Best Lawyers, announced by Best Lawyers®
  • AB+F Insurance Awards
    Insurance Law Firm of the Year 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016
  • Best Lawyers 2016
    The depth and strength of Minter Ellison's team in Australia has been recognised by this year's list of Best Lawyers, announced today by Best Lawyers®
  • Best Lawyers 2014
    The depth and strength of Minter Ellison's team in Australia has been recognised by this year's list of Best Lawyers, announced today by Best Lawyers®
  • Legal 500 Asia Pacific - Insurance
    The ‘excellent’ Minter Ellison provides ‘succinct advice’. The team handled insurance matters in relation to the firm’s advice to the New South Wales Treasury in the $5.1bn Port Botany and Port Kembla refinancing.
  • Best Lawyers 2013
    The depth and strength of Minter Ellison's team in Australia has been recognised by this year's list of Best Lawyers, announced today by Best Lawyers® and published by the Australian Financial Review.
  • Euromoney Legal Media Group Australasia Women in Business Law Awards
  • Who's Who Legal
  • Chambers Asia Pacific / Chambers Global - Insurance
    'All of it has been excellent, they have technical expertise, are easy to deal with, give a timely response and demonstrate business acumen. They know not just to answer the question in front of them but also to see how that fits into the broader picture.'
  • ANZIIF Law Firm of the Year
    Winners 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2011