COVID-19 Resource Centre

Wotton + Kearney is committed to keeping our clients informed of the insurance and broader business implications of the coronavirus outbreak. With senior insurance law experts across major policy types and market sectors, we are well placed to provide advice and tailored support in product lines and claims areas we specialise in. On this page […]

W+K’s Jessica Chapman wins AILA’s inaugural Gill Award

We are delighted to announce that Jessica Chapman, a lawyer in W+K’s Sydney Financial Lines team, has won the Australian Insurance Law Association’s (AILA) inaugural Gill Award, which recognises lawyers for their research on issues that could affect the industry’s future. In her award submission, Jessica wrote and presented on: Decrypting crypto: The state of […]

W+K Financial Lines specialist David Frew named a Rising Star

Wotton + Kearney is delighted to announce that Senior Associate David Frew has been named in Australasian Lawyer’s 2020 Rising Stars List released this week. The list recognises a small group of up-and-coming stars in the Australian legal profession who are committed to making a difference and are showing signs of becoming the industry’s future […]

Wotton + Kearney proud to be gold sponsor of the Lloyd’s Development Group in Australia

Wotton + Kearney is delighted to continue our gold sponsorship of the Lloyd’s Development Group (LDG), a not-for-profit group working to provide targeted education and networking opportunities for brokers, underwriters and claims professionals in the Australian insurance market. Modelled off the success of various Lloyd’s and London Market under 35 member groups, LDG provides ongoing […]

Property specialist Andrew Moore named a Rising Star in New Zealand

Wotton + Kearney is proud to announce that Senior Associate Andrew Moore has been named in NZ Lawyer’s inaugural 2020 Rising Stars list released this week. The list has been established by NZ Lawyer to recognise a small group of up-and-coming stars in the New Zealand legal profession who are committed to making a difference and are showing signs […]

Wotton + Kearney announces seven senior promotions

Wotton + Kearney is pleased to announce seven senior promotions in Australia and New Zealand, including new Partner, Hope Saloustros, four Special Counsel and two Senior Associates, effective 1 January 2020. Executive Chairman David Kearney said: “These promotions reflect Wotton + Kearney’s on-going commitment to recognising and developing rising stars in our talented team, as […]

W+K End of Year Message 2019

It’s been another busy year at W+K and we have provided a brief snap-shot of the year in the video below. Earlier this year we announced our charity partner until the end of 2020 is the Black Dog Institute – a world leader in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of mood disorders, such as depression […]

W+K retains top Chambers Asia-Pacific ranking for insurance law

Wotton + Kearney has once again ranked highly in both Australia and New Zealand for insurance law in the Chambers and Partners rankings. W+K are recognised as a Band 1 Firm for Insurance Law in Australia for the eighth consecutive year, and retained our Band 2 position for Insurance Law in New Zealand for the […]

The Current State Of Personal Injury Litigation – Western Australia

Wotton + Kearney is pleased to release the first of our series of guides aimed at helping insurers, brokers and their respective clients to understand the varying regimes and trends in personal injury litigation across Australia – starting with Western Australia. The Current State of Personal Injury Litigation in WA is set against the backdrop of the […]

Wotton + Kearney recruits national EPL practice leader

Wotton + Kearney is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Mossman, a highly regarded workplace lawyer and commercial litigator, as a Partner and new leader of the firm’s Employment Practices Liability (EPL) practice, based in Sydney. Cain Jackson, leader of the firm’s Financial Lines practice commented: “In looking for a senior specialist to lead […]