Associate, Insurance Group
HOLMAN WEBB LAWYERS
Vanessa Yap has provided expert legal advice to the insurance industry for almost 10 years. Within two years at Holman Webb, she was promoted to associate level as a result of her commitment to the industry and client service standards. Yap has responsibility for a complex portfolio, which includes heavy and domestic motor vehicle property recovery claims, general negligence and nuisance liability disputes, and demurrage and loss of profi claims. She’s co-instructed on two high profie cases that had a signifiant impact on the insurance industry and its operation. She was also instrumental in developing a free education program to assist brokers, underwriters and claims managers in understanding complex areas of insurance law. Yap is a mentor to junior lawyers within Holman Webb and is part of the fim’s ‘Emerging Leaders’ program. She aspires to be a partner in the Insurance Group, with a strong mentoring focus on young female lawyers. She hopes to promote diversity in the workplace and lead by example by becoming the fist Asian female insurance partner.