Colin Biggers & Paisley has further bolstered its national insurance practice with a round of promotions.
Effective Jan. 1, Laura Reisz will take on the role of partner, and Lachlan Boughton and Alicia Taylor will become special counsels.
Reisz provides advice related to – and acts as defence and coverage counsel on – various professional indemnity, financial services, and construction-related claims, including large scale and complex litigation matters. Her clients include Australian and international insurers and reinsurers and companies across the Asia Pacific region.
Boughton handles matters related to professional negligence claims, general liability, property damage, fraud, and recoveries. He acts for clients in the transport and logistics, legal, building and construction, property and development, and financial services industry. He also has extensive experience in large-scale commercial litigation and shareholder class actions.
Taylor handles litigation, dispute resolution, conduct, and compliance matters. She has extensive experience in managing end-to-end legal claims on various legal issues, including personal injury, litigated, and unlitigated child abuse matters across courts, regulatory and court investigations, civil wrongs, privacy, professional indemnity, and others affecting non-profit organisations, aged care, education entities, and religious institutions.
The promotions are part of Colin Biggers & Paisley's plan to expand its national insurance practice to strengthen its presence in the market and continue providing expert advice to its large insurance client base.
Colin Biggers & Paisley managing partner Nick Crennan congratulated Reisz, Boughton, and Taylor on their promotion.
“These promotions reaffirm our commitment to fostering excellence in the legal profession and our investment in our industries of focus. I have no doubt that these talented individuals will continue to contribute significantly to the success of our clients and our practice,” Crennan said.
The promotions follow Colin Biggers & Pasiley's appointment of a new senior associate for its Brisbane insurance team.