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John Van de Poll

Partner

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Sydney Office

About

John is an experienced insurance litigator and is an Accredited Specialist in Commercial Litigation (Insurance). John has extensive experience in a wide variety of different lines of insurance and provides advice concerning policy interpretation across all insurance lines.

John leads our National Insurance Team.

John is an experienced advocate, regularly appearing for clients in courts and tribunals while also participating in alternative dispute resolution programs in those matters identified as unsuitable for litigation.

In 2016, John was awarded Law Partner of the Year: Insurance in The Lawyers Weekly Awards and was included in Best Lawyers 2017 & 2018 (Insurance). He was a finalist for Law Partner of the Year, Insurance in 2018.

Professional Memberships

Member, Law Society of NSW; Australian Insurance Law Association; Medico Legal Society of NSW.

Approach

John has an intimate appreciation of what is desired from legal counsel, having worked internally for major insurance companies prior to his association with Holman Webb. John adopts innovative and commercial, sensible costing solutions.

Areas of Expertise

Public and Product Liability, Health, Medical Indemnity and Disciplinary, Building and construction liability and recoveries, General Insurance including Home and Motor, ISR, Indemnity and Fraud, Recoveries, Professional indemnity, Employment Practices, Strata, Management Liability and D & O, Fidelity.

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