Toby is a principal in Barry.Nilsson.'s Insurance & Health team and is based in the Perth office.
At Barry.Nilsson., Toby specialises in:
- Professional indemnity
- Directors’ and officers’ (D&O) liability
- Errors and omissions (E&O)
- Management liability
- Public liability.
Toby regularly acts on behalf of professional indemnity insurers defending professional negligence claims against insureds in a wide range of professions. He has also acted in connection with investigations instigated by regulatory and disciplinary bodies. More specifically, Toby has acted for the professional indemnity insurers of various professionals in relation to disputes litigated in the District Courts, Supreme Courts and the Federal Court of Australia, including:
- Design consultants
- Financial service providers
- Real estate agents
Over the years, Toby has defended the insurers of directors and officers of large mining companies, publicly listed entities and financial services providers. He has also assisted directors and officers facing claims relating to managed investment schemes.
Toby also acts for management liability insurers of a number of small, managed entities.
Toby has been recognised in Best Lawyers since 2014 for Insurance Law, Litigation and Class Action Litigation, and has been named 'Lawyer of the Year' in Perth for Class Action Litigation. He is also listed in the Chamber’s Asia-Pacific Guide, as well as in Doyle’s Guide as one of Western Australia's leading public and product liability (defendant), professional indemnity, compulsory third party (defendant), and medical negligence lawyers.