With more than 25 years’ experience as an insurance and health 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 (then United Medical Protection) in connection with civil claims against its members.
Nevena acts for a range of health practitioners and facilities, regarding civil claims, disciplinary proceedings, Medicare and private health insurer investigations and coronials. She inspires loyalty with her pragmatic and clearly thought out advice. She plays a strategic role in advising peak allied health bodies, both national and state, on topics ranging from the National Health Law and privacy to dealing with the media.
Nevena was recognised in the 2017 and 2018 edition of Best Lawyers for her expertise in Insurance Law & Health & Aged Care.