We are a specialist incorporated legal practice. We are focused on insurance, reinsurance and commercial litigation.
Our directors are recognised locally and internationally as among the best in their fields. They are supported by an experienced and talented team.
We are regarded as one of Australia’s leading litigation specialists with an impressive track record since we were established in 2007.
We are accessible, straightforward and responsive. We are about providing the best legal service at a reasonable cost.
At the beginning of our second decade, we applaud three senior members of our team becoming Directors on 1st July 2018 (Alexandra Bartlett, Dougal Langusch, Anna Williams) and we welcome Andrew Spearritt as a Director from 5th November 2018.
Simon has 25 years experience in insurance and commercial litigation. He was a partner at Phillips Fox before joining YPOL Lawyers’. Simon has extensive experience in defending claims against professionals, including claims against lawyers, accountants, engineers, certifiers, financial advisers, valuers, insurance brokers and architects.Click for more →
Susanna was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in April 2012.
Susanna holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from Bond University.
Prior to joining YPOL in March 2018, Susanna was employed at a boutique law firm where she specialised in aviation.
Katherine holds both a Bachelor and Master of Laws from the University of Sydney and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of New South Wales. Katherine was admitted as a solicitor in 2011 and commenced her career practising principally in the area of aviation insurance.Click for more →
Jacqueline holds a Bachelor of Arts - Psychology and a Bachelor of Laws from Macquarie University along with a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the Australian National University. Jacqueline was admitted to the Supreme Court of New South Wales in April 2013.Click for more →
Brigitte is admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Courts of New South Wales and Victoria and the High Court of Australia.
She attained a B. Juris LLB from the University of New South Wales.
Brigitte has wide ranging experience as a litigator, commercial lawyer and claims manager gained from senior positions at a national law firm and as in house legal counsel at leading commercial general insurers and reinsurers. Brigitte has considerable expertise conducting sensitive commercial and professional indemnity litigation for insurers as well as managing catastrophic claims forming part of significant public liability programmes.
Jessica holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Media and Communications from the University of Wollongong. She was admitted to practice as a solicitor in February 2010. Jessica joined YPOL in 2012 with a diverse background in law having previously worked for five and a half years at a boutique law firm.Click for more →