Patrick McGrath

Patrick McGrath


Sparke Helmore Lawyers

Recognized since 2014

Melbourne, Australia

Practice Areas

Construction / Infrastructure Law

Insurance Law

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About Patrick

With more than 20 years' experience in insurance law and commercial litigation, Patrick acts for local and international insurers and large insureds, advising on complex coverage issues involving professional indemnity, D&O, management liability, public and products liability, recall expense, property and ISR, crime and cyber risk products. Patrick manages medium to large-scale claims as defence counsel and in subrogated recovery actions, and has expertise in class actions as well as regulatory investigations and prosecutions. His clients highly rate his expertise across a number of insurance classes and his approach to seeking practical legal solutions.For the past five years, Patrick has been included in the Insurance category of the Australian Financial Review's Best Lawyers list.

What he does

Patrick acts for local and international insurers as defence and coverage counsel as well as in subrogated recovery actions. He manages medium to large-scale claims, principally in the property and construction, retail and financial services sectors. He also advises insurers on complex coverage issues involving a range of insurance products, including professional indemnity, D&O, management liability, crime, public and products liability, property, product recall and cyber risk insurance.

Who he works with

Patrick works with Australian and UK-based insurers, underwriters, claims administrators and brokers.

Location

  • Level 40
    600 Bourke Street
    P.O. Box 82, Collins Street West
    DX 30959 Stock Exchange
    Melbourne VIC 3000
    Australia

Sparke Helmore Lawyers
Sydney, Australia

69 The Best Lawyers in Australia awards

20 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Australia awards

Full Firm Profile

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Australia 2023 for work in:

  • Construction / Infrastructure Law
  • Insurance Law

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