Colin Biggers & Paisley welcomes new special counsel to their insurance group

13 September 2017
Colin Biggers & Paisley is pleased to announce the appointment of Steven Lurie as a special counsel in their insurance group in Sydney.

Steven has over 17 years' experience working as a lawyer in commercial litigation, professional indemnity, construction, liability insurance and financial lines. Steven's experience includes acting for D&O insurers in the long running litigation arising out of the collapse of New
Cap Reinsurance, for geotechnical engineers in respect of the Lane Cove Tunnel collapse, and over 10 years' experience acting for and against legal practitioners, including on behalf of LawCover and Law Mutual. Steven has acted for insurers as both defence and coverage counsel and in recovery proceedings, including international arbitration proceedings.  

Head of Colin Biggers & Paisley's insurance group, Andrew Tulloch is delighted to welcome Steven to the practice. 

"We are recognised as one of Australia's leading insurance law practices and our insurance group continues to grow rapidly. Steven will be a great asset to our team. His experience and knowledge will further support and strengthen our capabilities." 

Steven said he is excited to be joining one of Australia's largest and growing insurance law practices. 

"Colin Biggers & Paisley has a vibrant and dynamic insurance team. Led by insurance law experts, it is a young and talented team, that I am very excited to now be a part of and look forward to contributing to the team's growth and industry ties." 

This follows a number of recent hires for the legal practice in all its offices. Stuart Unwin was promoted to Special Counsel in the Brisbane insurance team in August. 

For more information please contact Linda Branton on 02 8281 4694 or

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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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