Benjamin Karalus

Principal Benjamin Karalus

Benjamin Karalus

Benjamin acts for insurers providing advice on liability and indemnity issues across the spectrum of insurance products, policies and claims.

Benjamin acts on behalf of a variety of businesses, insurers and self-insured entities across all Australian jurisdictions. He leads a national team experienced in conducting complex and volume recovery claims.

His commercial and insightful approach provides clients with efficient and timely resolution of claims where possible and robust representation where required in litigated disputes.

Prior to specialising in insurance and recoveries, Benjamin built a reputation as a skilled litigator across a range of jurisdictions and areas of law including insurance, personal and corporate insolvency, commercial debt recovery, building and construction disputes, criminal defence, family and taxation law.

Benjamin was admitted to practice as a solicitor and barrister in 2005 to the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the High Court Of Australia. He is a member of ANZIIF and AILA and in 2014 was appointed to the ANZIIF Generation I Council. Benjamin was appointed to the ANZIIF General Insurance Faculty Advisory Board in 2017. Benjamin is also the current secretary and a committee member of the Victorian Claims Discussion Group.