Rory Smith is a senior associate in the insurance team.
He has experience in policy coverage issues, and litigated claims, including product liability, property damage, personal injury, life insurance and professional indemnity claims.
He has acted for several general insurers in the Australian market along with London-based underwriters. Some of the insured clients he has acted for include manufacturers and importers of consumer goods, owners of shopping centres, clubs, hotels and construction companies.
Additionally, Rory has experience advising insurers in relation to retail insurance products such as home and contents insurance and travel insurance. This experience has included advising insurers in relation to disputes progressed to the Financial Ombudsman Service.
Rory was admitted to the Supreme Court of NSW in 2011 and the High Court of Australia in 2012. Rory joined the legal practice in 2017.