CBP adds three to insurance partnership

The firm also promoted eight to senior roles

CBP adds three to insurance partnership
Vanessa Gulesserian, Trevor Ho, Susannah Maclaren

Colin Biggers & Paisley (CBP) has elevated Sydney lawyers Vanessa Gulesserian, Trevor Ho, and Susannah Maclaren to partners on its insurance team.

Gulesserian is a seasoned insurance litigator who has defended various professional indemnity and general liability claims. She has handled claims and disciplinary actions against allied health professionals and in relation to property damage claims.

Moreover, she has guided insurers on policy interpretation and represented them in complex litigated indemnity disputes.

Ho has assisted insurers on matters involving directors' duties, regulatory investigations, and class actions. He is an expert in complex coverage disputes and acts as coverage and monitoring for insurers; he has also served as defence counsel in litigated disputes.

Maclaren is an expert in financial services regulation and remediation. She has advised financial service providers on dispute resolution, remediation, and compliance.

She has also acted for domestic and foreign insurers in coverage disputes and represented corporations, professional advisers and directors.

In addition to the new partners, CBP also promoted the following:

Special counsel

Bianca Hellwege – property and development

Isabella Johnston – disputes and investigations

Senior associate

Lauren Flint – insurance

Patrick Robertson-smith – insurance

Justin Soh – insurance

Rosie Carnegie – corporate and commercial

Karell Schmitt-Virgo – employment and safety

Sanaz Towhidi – restructuring and insolvency

The promotions take effect on 1 July.

Recent articles & video

Global firms bring A-game to support Orana BESS project

Sparke Helmore stacks partnership with even dozen

Senior associate ascends to partner at Creevey Horrell Lawyers

Litigation funder raises $35m

Gadens to merge with Canberra firm

Clio's APAC GM was a linguistics student who 'never considered' a career in legal

Most Read Articles

Kain Lawyers scoops up ex-PwC Australia legal business head as director

Hall & Wilcox helps CHG-Meridian acquire asset portfolio from Maia Financial

Maurice Blackburn director to helm the Australian Lawyers Alliance as national president

Lawyers seek access to Johnson & Johnson communications in talcum powder lawsuit