Colin Biggers & Paisley is continuing to strengthen its insurance practice with the appointments of Mary Kinna and Alicia Taylor. The pair are the most recent hires to join the legal practice's growing insurance team.

Mary Kinna's areas of expertise are general liability insurance, casualty, policy construction and life insurance. Her clients include global insurers, insurance brokers, corporations and statutory bodies.

Alicia Taylor's practice focuses on dispute resolution, conduct and compliance matters. She has experience in managing end-to-end legal claims on a range of legal issues, including personal injury, litigated and unlitigated matters across a range of courts, civil wrongs, privacy and matters affecting non-profits and religious institutions.

Managing Partner Nick Crennan said he is delighted to welcome Mary and Alicia to the practice. 

"Our insurance practice has had impressive success in a number of areas and we continue to attract talent to broaden our skills and experience. Mary and Alicia will further strengthen the expertise we are able to offer our clients, particularly in the areas of dispute resolution and general liability insurance."

The legal practice recently welcomed a new partner to their corporate and commercial team. Toby Norgate. It also announced its 1 July senior promotions; partner Allan Lonergan, special counsel Thanh Bui and Chris Jones and senior associates Emily Brownlee, Daniel Kim, Jemma McLaughlin and Kerry O'Brien.

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Colin Biggers & Paisley was founded over a century ago. Today we are a legal practice with 69 partners and 500 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. Through our growing Middle East Practice and our affiliation with ADVOC Asia, ADVOC International, ADVOC Europe and ADVOC Latin America, 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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