Sarah Wheeler

Special Counsel

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Sydney Office

About

A Special Counsel in the Insurance team of Holman Webb, Sarah’s clients include insurers; large and small corporate entities; and individuals.

Sarah’s main area of practice concerns general and professional indemnity insurance claims which involve advising insurers and professionals on all aspects of insurance, litigation and risk management. Sarah has also been seconded to insurers’ claims specialty teams and gained experience in insurance policy drafting.

Sarah has particular experience and expertise from managing large and complex corporate litigated and non-litigated matters for a range of clients across different industries. In doing so, Sarah has been responsible for supervising large teams of solicitors under significant time constraints.

Sarah has appeared on behalf of her clients in a range of jurisdictions including the High Court of Australia; the Supreme Court of New South Wales; the District Court of New South Wales; the Consumer Trader and Tenancy Tribunal; and the Administrative Decisions Tribunal. Sarah has also represented her clients at mediations and international arbitrations.

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Approach

Sarah’s ability to understand her client’s needs and the risks they are exposed to enables her to assist with the early commercial resolution of disputes.

Areas of Expertise

Commercial litigation; dispute resolution; regulatory advice and investigations; policy interpretation and indemnity advice; professional indemnity insurance; D&O insurance; public liability claims.

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