Nevena Brown

Principal
Sydney

With more than 25 years’ experience as an insurance lawyer, Nevena brings a common sense confidence to her work. Her liability claims experience is enhanced from her having worked as a senior solicitor at NZI/CGU Insurance Ltd for five years.

Throughout her career, Nevena has advised GIO General Ltd, Vero Insurance, NZI/CGU Insurance Ltd, QBE Europe and other major insurers such as Mercantile Mutual Insurance (Australia) Ltd (now QBE Insurance Group Ltd). Her experience with medical and allied health professional negligence claims began in 2000 when she advised Avant (United Medical Protection) in connection with civil claims against its members.

Nevena acts for a range of health practitioners and health facilities, and inspires loyalty with her pragmatic and clearly thought out strategic advice. She plays a strategic role in advising MDOs and peak allied health bodies, both national and state, on topics ranging from the National Law to Medicare investigations and dealing with the media.

She has been recognised in the peer-review guide, Best Lawyers in Australia, as a leading lawyer in Insurance Law since 2017, and a leading Health and Aged Care Lawyer since 2019. She was also recognised for her expertise in Medical Negligence in 2021.

 

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