Sarah is a Partner in the HWL Ebsworth National Insurance Group based in Canberra.
Sarah has nearly two decades of experience acting in personal injury litigation, workers compensation, motor vehicle accidents, public and product liability and professional indemnity claims including medical malpractice, disciplinary action and coronial inquests. She provides advice on the application of statutory schemes, policy interpretation and indemnity disputes.
In addition to advising private insurers, Sarah has acted for both Commonwealth and Territory governments in a broad range of litigious matters.
Sarah provides her clients with tailored, strategic, results focused advice. She is proactive in using alternative dispute resolution and gives practical recommendations on future risk management.
Sarah was named as a Leading ACT Lawyer in Public Liability, Medical Negligence and Compulsory Third Party Insurance in Doyles, 2019 and in the Australian Financial Review’s publication Best Lawyers™ Australia 2019 for Litigation.
In being a member of the ACT Law Society Civil Litigation Committee, Sarah is apprised of developments in the ACT compensation schemes and court processes early and can advocate her clients’ positions in relation to proposed changes.
Sarah’s recent experience includes: