Robert Crittenden - Principal

Sydney

Contact details

T:
+61 2 9018 9950
E:
rcrittenden@meridianlawyers.com.au

Expertise

  • Insurance Law
  • Professional indemnity
  • Product liability
  • Industrial Special Risks
  • Risk management

Robert practises in insurance law and litigation, with a focus on professional indemnity and product liability insurance. He joined Meridian Lawyers in November 2014, bringing a wealth of experience in insurance law, having acted in many high profile insurance cases.

He acts for overseas underwriters, particularly Lloyd’s Syndicates and others in the London insurance market. He also advises insurers, brokers, underwriting agents and insured parties and provides risk management advice to clients in the sports, leisure and construction industries.

Robert has many years experience drafting and amending insurance policies and endorsements.

He has acted in a number of large class actions including the CSN action (farm machinery) and the Cash Converters action (pay day lending).

Robert has also acted for the London market insurers of Railcorp in relation to the Waterfall rail disaster.

He is currently acting for the insurers of Cochlear in relation to a large number of product liability claims across the globe. He is also acting for a large law firm in relation to a high profile claim brought by John Symonds/Aussie Home Loans arising out of tax advice.

Robert has been acknowledged as a leading lawyer by Best Lawyers in Australia in the areas of insurance law and product liability since 2013.

He is a New South Wales Board Member and Chair of the Liaison Sub-Committee for the Australian Insurance Law Association (AILA) and is a member of the Product Liability Law Association.

Robert was a partner at DLA Piper and its predecessor Phillips Fox for 9 years, prior to joining Meridian Lawyers.

Contact

  • Sydney

    Level 16, MLC Centre
    19 Martin Place
    Sydney, NSW 2000
    T:
    +61 2 9018 9999
    F:
    +61 2 9018 9900
  • Melbourne

    Level 12, 357 Collins Street
    Melbourne VIC 3000
    T:
    +61 3 9810 6777
    F:
    +61 3 9810 6770
  • Newcastle

    Level 6, 45 Watt Street
    Newcastle NSW 2300
    T:
    +61 2 4047 2600
    F:
    +61 2 4047 2699
  • Brisbane

    Level 8, 60 Edward Street
    Brisbane QLD 4000
    T:
    +61 7 3220 9333
    F:
    +61 7 3220 9399
  • Perth

    Level 3, 225 St Georges Terrace
    Perth WA 6000
    T:
    +61 8 6319 0470
    F:
    +61 8 6319 0499