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Wotton + Kearney expands liability senior team – with more to come

Wotton + Kearney has appointed James Clohesy, a highly regarded insurance liability specialist, as Special Counsel in its Sydney office. James is known for his excellent work in advising on property and construction third party claims, as well as intentional torts, general and product liability matters.

James, who will be joined by two more colleagues from Sparke Helmore, Jesse Pereira and Laura O’Toole, said: “I’m excited to be joining Wotton + Kearney. I’ve been really impressed by the calibre of the liability team, its collaborative approach to achieving outcomes for its clients and the firm’s People First culture.”

James is known for his work in the energy, construction, government and infrastructure sectors and his ability to clearly and quickly identify key issues. He has also achieved significant success in pursuing recovery actions for his clients.

Charles Simon, leader of W+K’s General Liability practice commented: “James is an outstanding addition to our rapidly growing team. Our growth story is driven by our ongoing desire to ensure we always have the best lawyers available to provide outstanding service to our clients. James’s expertise, combined with that of our wider national liability team, will ensure Wotton + Kearney continues to respond to the needs of the insurance market. We’ll be announcing more senior appointments joining our national liability team in the coming months.”

You can view James’s profile here.

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