Founded in 2002, Wotton + Kearney has become one of Australia’s undisputed leading legal advisers to the insurance industry.
We provide our clients with accurate policy advice and first-class dispute resolution services across all policy types and in every market sector. They turn to us when they face the most valuable, reputation-breaking and highly complex matters, as well as to achieve efficient, quality results in high volume portfolios.
In Australia, we have 32 Partners and more than 200 team members across offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth.
Wotton + Kearney is one of New Zealand’s known leaders in insurance law, evidenced by our Tier 1 ranking with The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific and winning Specialist Insurance Law Firm of the Year at the NZ Law Awards for the fourth time in five years. Our team’s reputation makes us the ‘go to’ firm in New Zealand for the majority of global and London market insurers as well as local brokers and corporate insureds.
In New Zealand, we have 10 Partners and more than 20 team members across offices in Auckland and Wellington.
The New Zealand Law Commission’s long-awaited report on class action and litigation funding was released on 27 June 2022. The 483-page final report contains a broad range of recommendations, including a recommendation that there should be a Class Action Act and amendments to the High Court Rules. In this update, W+K’s Antony Holden and Michael Cavanaugh share the highlights of the report and explain why its recommendations are generally encouraging ...