Robert has been a partner of Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers’ Insurance & Health team since 2002.
He is a presenter in demand, having facilitated and presented at numerous high profile events, including the 2011 RMIA National conference in Melbourne and the PNG Law reform conference. In practice, he has achieved outstanding outcomes in a number of highly publicised matters, which demonstrates his expertise and strategic approach to claims management. International commentators and websites often pick up his commentary on insurance and risk issues.
Megan is a Special Counsel in Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers’ Insurance & Health team with almost 20 years’ experience in the risk, legal and insurance industries.
Megan has extensive experience providing industry presentations and training for risk professionals, insurers and legal practitioners. She is a sought after speaker and commentator on social media risks and has been quoted on the topic in a number of national and international publications. Megan was a keynote speaker on the topic at the Risk Management Institute of Australasia's national conference in Melbourne in November 2011 and AURIMS/ANZUIAG national conference in Darwin in May 2012.
She brings a unique blend of legal and industry experience to Elevista, having worked successfully in senior claims management and legal roles for a leading international insurance company, international broking firm and legal private practice.
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Samantha is a Visiting Fellow at the Faculty of Law, at the Queensland University of Technology. She lectures in insurance, commercial and corporate law. Samantha has published a commercial law text which is currently being used by students in Australian Universities and Australian Practitioners as a valued resource. Samantha has consulted to Barry.Nilsson.'s insurance group since 2003.
She has published most extensively in the area of insurance law including articles on many insurance related issues, including fraudulent claims, s54 of the Insurance Contracts Act, double insurance and contribution, defence cost clauses in liability insurance policies and directors and officers insurance. She is a regular speaker at specialist insurance law conferences convened by the Queensland Law Society in conjunction with the Australian Insurance Law Association and has also been invited to speak at the National Claims Management Symposium & Brisbane Insurance Forum.
Samantha has extensive experience in the provision of education to members of the insurance industry. She received an award from the President of the Australian and New Zealand Institute for Insurance and Finance in recognition of the contribution she has made to the education of the insurance law industry and is a past recipient of the Australian Insurance Law Association Insurance Law prize.