Wotton + Kearney growth boosted with 13 senior promotions

Wotton + Kearney is delighted to announce 13 senior promotions in Australia and New Zealand, including four new partners effective 1 July 2020. The latest promotions take the firm’s numbers to 41 partners and more than 200 dedicated insurance lawyers, with 55% of these being female. The firm’s Australian financial lines senior team is being […]

30 Under 30 recognition for W+K’s David Frew

Wotton + Kearney is pleased to announce senior associate David Frew was named winner of the insurance category at the Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 awards held via a virtual black-tie ceremony on 29 May 2020. Lawyers Weekly’s 30 Under 30 is Australia’s largest independent awards program that recognises excellence in young lawyers — those […]

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 […]

How W+K’s pro bono and community partners are providing support to the most vulnerable during COVID-19

In acknowledgement of Law Week 2020, Wotton + Kearney is highlighting the important work that our pro bono and community partners are doing to address the needs of clients during the COVID-19 pandemic. In our series of four case studies below we focus on seniors rights, homelessness, domestic violence and refugees. W+K’s Community Footprint program […]

W+K partners recognised in the 2021 edition of Best Lawyers

Wotton + Kearney is pleased to have 21 partners featured in the 2021 edition of Best Lawyers Australia and New Zealand. We received 31 listings in total across a range of insurance law and litigation categories. Recognition in Best Lawyers is based on peer review and feedback from leading lawyers on the professional abilities of […]

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 […]