Ms Catherine Oldenburg > Corrs Chambers Westgarth > Sydney, Australia > Lawyer Profile

Corrs Chambers Westgarth
LEVEL 17
8 CHIFLEY, 8-12 CHIFLEY SQUARE
SYDNEY, NSW 2000
Australia

Work Department

Litigation & Workplace Relations

Position

Special Counsel

Career

Catherine specialises in “front end” insurance advice and “back end” insurance advice and litigation as well as general commercial litigation and class actions.

Catherine has advised and represented clients in connection with a diverse and complex range of insurance products, issues and disputes.  Catherine’s experience includes advising insured clients on risk allocation and management issues (including in the pre-contractual phase).  Catherine’s experience also includes assisting clients with insurance recoveries following major losses including, if necessary, litigation.  In this capacity, Catherine is accustomed to working closely with clients in order to implement a co-ordinated claims management strategy.

Lawyer Rankings

Australia > Insurance

Corrs Chambers Westgarth acts on the side of policyholders in significant insurance disputes. Large infrastructure sector projects form the core of the group’s work. Another area of specialism is contentious work in the financial services sector, particularly in relation to surety bond facilities. Melbourne-based insurance litigator Daniel Marquet heads up the practice, where Sydney-based duo Frank Lawson and special counsel Catherine Oldenburg are also noted.