​Colin Biggers & Paisley announces new insurance partner

12 December 2017
Colin Biggers & Paisley is pleased to announce the appointment of partner, Vijay Edwards who has joined the legal practice's growing insurance team in their Brisbane office.

Vijay brings with him more than 11 years' experience of acting for insurers, claims management companies and brokers in the defence of both litigated and non-litigated complex multi-party claims. His practice covers a broad spread of insurance litigation including public and product liability claims, sports liability, construction liability, property damage claims and insurance recoveries.

He has practiced in both Queensland and New South Wales and has the ability to manage litigation effectively in both States.

Vijay's appointment will further strengthen the firm's insurance practice in Brisbane. 

"I am honoured and excited to be joining the insurance team at Colin Biggers & Paisley. It is highly regarded and recognised for being an outstanding insurance practice," Vijay said.

Indeed, the team was recently recognised in The Legal 500 as a leading insurance practice.

Commenting on Vijay's appointment, the Deputy head of the Insurance practice at Colin Biggers & Paisley, Gavin Creighton said,

"Vijay is highly regarded for his expertise in his practice areas and we are very much looking forward to him building further on our success and growing our presence in the Brisbane market."

This is Colin Biggers & Paisley's latest senior appointment in its Brisbane insurance practice and follows the promotion of Stuart Unwin to Special Counsel and Patrick Cavanagh to Senior Associate in the Brisbane insurance team.

For more information please contact Linda Branton on 02 8281 4594 or linda.branton@cbp.com.au.

About Colin Biggers & Paisley

Colin Biggers & Paisley was founded over a century ago. Today we are a legal practice with 70 partners and 470 employees. We are highly regarded for our expertise in construction, insurance, property, government, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, banking and finance, corporate and commercial, employment and safety, planning and environment, restructuring and insolvency, transport and logistics. We act for major corporations, financial institutions, insurance companies, government departments and individuals. We have both the capacity and the expertise to deliver on complex national and multinational projects.

Colin Biggers & Paisley is based in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney, with associated firms in Adelaide and Perth. Through our affiliation with ADVOC Asia, ADVOC International, ADVOC Europe and ADVOC Latin America, as well as our close association with Dubai law firm LutfiCBP, we are able to offer access to quality legal advice around the globe.

We launched the Colin Biggers & Paisley Foundation in 2015, with a core focus on promoting and protecting the rights of women and children in Australia and abroad through an innovative mix of pro bono legal services, volunteering and charitable contributions.

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