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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.

Brigitte’s experience includes advising insurers, reinsurers and captives on policy wordings, compliance issues, managing general agencies structuring, commutation of direct and fronted policies, portfolio transfers (novation), and restructuring of liabilities.

She has been at the forefront of shareholder class action litigation and has had substantial experience negotiating with litigation funders in the course of defending professional indemnity claims.

Brigitte is a member of the Law Society of New South Wales, the NSW Claims Discussion Group (former Chairperson) and associate member of the Global Insurance Network, the London Market Insurance Claims Group and the Harvard Negotiation Institute.

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