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Viv Braithwaite
Senior Associate
Senior Associate

Viv Braithwaite

Meet Viv

Viv is a Senior Associate in McCabes’ Casualty team, with experience in complex coverage and defence matters involving property damage, financial lines, professional indemnity, directors and officers liability, product liability and construction.

Viv has acted for domestic and international insurers in litigated and unlitigated matters in various jurisdictions throughout Australia.

Viv’s litigation and disputes experience includes acting for the design and construction contractor in defence of class action proceedings against the NSW Government and others commenced by residents affected by the Sydney Light Rail construction, acting in defence of an architect in relation to a $5.4M claim by a third party alleging negligence in relation to the design of a development in NSW and acting in defence of various international and domestic contractors and sub-contractors arising out of construction disputes.

Viv’s coverage experience includes acting as coverage counsel for an international insurer for all claims made by financial institutions arising out of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry and acting as coverage counsel for insurers on risk for QLD Local Government Councils and Councillors involved and subject of the criminal charges by the Crime & Corruption Commission following its wide-ranging investigations into misconduct in public office

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