Andrew Probert is a partner in the insurance team at Colin Biggers & Paisley.
Andrew has expertise in commercial and general insurance litigation in a range of jurisdictions, including State and Federal Courts and various tribunals.
Andrew conducts claims for a wide range of professionals including directors and officers, solicitors, accountants, financial institutions, stockbrokers, real estate agents, patent attorneys, insurance brokers and trustees.
Andrew also has extensive experience representing insurers in a wide range of transport work including marine recoveries, port liability claims and claims arising from road and rail carriage of goods.
Andrew acts for both local and overseas insurers in general liability, product liability, property damage and business interruption claims. He also deals with captive insurance and reinsurance matters, fraud investigations, motor vehicle claims, and provides detailed policy reviews and wording advice.
Andrew is listed in the 2014-2017 and 2023 editions of Best Lawyers in Australia for insurance law, and in the 2018, 2019 and 2020 editions he is listed for insurance and transportation law and received the Best Lawyer of the Year Award in 2023 for the same category. In 2021 and 2022 Andrew was listed for Insurance Law, Shipping and Maritime Law and Transportation Law. In 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019, Andrew was listed by Doyle's Guide as a leading Melbourne professional indemnity lawyer, and leading public and product liability lawyer in 2017 and 2018. Andrew is also listed in the 2017, 2018 and 2019 Insurance and Reinsurance ExpertGuides.
Andrew was admitted to legal practice in South Australia in 1992, the Federal Court and High Court in 1993 and in Victoria in 1996.