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Professional liability

Cooper Grace Ward’s dedicated professional liability lawyers have leading expertise and experience in all aspects of professional indemnity claims.

Acting for professionals across a range of industries

Our team brings a wealth of experience advising on professional liability issues for a broad range of professionals including lawyers, accountants, engineers, builders, financial advisers, town planners, brokers and architects. This experience includes both advising professionals on claims and defending claims against them.

We are well versed on guiding professionals through the process of making an insurance claim, reviewing policy wordings, advising on coverage and assisting with all aspects of a claim.

We understand that dealing with professional liability issues can be a challenging aspect of life as a professional. Cooper Grace Ward’s values and commitment to client service are an invaluable tool for professionals in navigating this complex area.

Cooper Grace Ward is particularly known for its preeminent capability in advising financial professionals in the middle market. This gives our team unique insight into what is important to these clients in securing the resolution of professional liability claims.

Acting for insurers in professional liability cases

Cooper Grace Ward also has significant experience in acting for insurers in professional liability matters. Our professional liability lawyers serve on the legal panel supporting complex commercial professional liability claims for the Queensland Law Society captive insurance scheme.

We regularly act for other large insurers. This comprises legal representation in the defence of claims as well as dealing with complex coverage issues and advice.

A reputation for excellence

Our team is well known for their dedication to excellence, commerciality and practicality in litigation and claims management. Find out more about our approach to working with you and our client service imperatives.

For advice from trusted professional liability lawyers, contact Cooper Grace Ward on (07) 3231 2444. Alternatively, you can speak with one of the key contacts listed above.

Key contacts

Rocco Russo
Bridget Camilleri
Special Counsel
Brock Morgan
Special Counsel


Chambers Global 2024 recognition for Cooper Grace Ward disputes team

Cooper Grace Ward’s litigation and dispute resolution team and lead partner Rocco Russo continue to receive outstanding market recognition having been ranked in the recently released Chambers Global 2024 international rankings.

Cooper Grace Ward named in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific rankings for 2024

Cooper Grace Ward’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution team has again been ranked among the top Australian practices in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific rankings for 2024.