Sam is a key member of the national Financial Lines team. Sam specialises in complex coverage matters arising from claims in respect of D&O, FI and PI policies, with a specific focus on class actions and regulatory claims. Sam regularly provides advice to Australian and international insurers on complex coverage matters and has acted for insurers in respect of the largest securities and PI class actions in Australia.

  • Advising insurers in respect of major class action proceedings involving the sale of add-on insurance
  • Representing insurers in respect of complex coverage issues arising out of securities class action claims stemming from the Banking Royal Commission
  • Acting for the London insurance market in respect of coverage issues on a securities class action traversing multiple stock exchanges
  • Advising Australian insurers in respect of large-scale US proceedings concerning force-placed insurance policies
Areas of Expertise
  • Class Actions
  • Directors + Officers Liability
  • Financial Institutions
  • Management Liability

Industry Representation
  • Financial Institutions + Services

Professional Affiliations
  • Australian Insurance Law Association
  • Law Institute of Victoria
  • Women in Insurance