Andrew Bridges-Webb

Special Counsel


Andrew has 20 years of experience working as a solicitor for major insurance companies.

Andrew's specialist experience has been in insurance litigation, principally in the areas of professional indemnity, medical negligence, public liability and worker's compensation. Andrew has extensive experience in the insurance industry, having practised in most jurisdictions including the High Court, NSW Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and District Court. Andrew has also appeared in the Administrative Decisions Tribunal and Coroner's Court.

For the past 10 years, Andrew has principally acted in major Supreme Court matters defending catastrophic injury claims. His extensive professional experience enables him to provide quality, focused, pragmatic and cost-effective legal services. He is attuned to clients' needs and expectations, and is committed to appropriate and early resolution of claims.

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