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Nevin Agnew

Nevin Agnew



  • General Insurance Advisory
  • Aviation Insurance
  • Commissions and Inquiries
  • Defamation, Libel and Media

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Nevin Agnew (Partner, Australian Capital Territory) is an alternative dispute resolution specialist focussing on insurance and commercial litigation. He has more than 20 years' experience advising insurers, private companies and government clients in strategic insurance and regulatory-related matters.

Nevin's expertise includes claims and claims management, professional indemnity for medical defence organisations, solicitors, accountants, architects, valuers and engineers, policy drafting and interpretation. He also provides strategic interpretation advice and appears for public sector clients before the Courts. He also has a special interest in aviation, acting as Counsel in aviation crashes.

He is well-known for successfully resolving matters through alternative dispute resolution techniques, and is also skilled in handling litigation throughout Australia, including in the Supreme Court and Federal Courts.

He has acted in large class actions in Federal Court, appeared as Counsel before Coronial inquests, and he also worked on the project to create Comcover, the Federal Government self-managed insurance scheme.

Some long-standing clients include Alliance and GIO/Suncorp, Australian Transport Safety Bureau, the Department of Defence, Department of Infrastructure and Transport, and major Medical Defence Organisations.

Nevin is a Fellow of the Australian Insurance Institute, and member of the ACT Australian Medical Association's legal committee.

Disclaimer: Some of the information on this page refers to our experience in Australian States and Territories other than New South Wales. Due to advertising restrictions in New South Wales, we are prohibited from publishing information about some of the legal services which we provide in that State.


LLM, LLB (Hons)
Areas of Practice

Aviation Insurance | Commissions and Inquiries | Defamation, Libel and Media | General Insurance Advisory | General Insurance Claims | Government Dispute Resolution | Health and Ageing Litigation | Insurance | Life Insurance Claims | Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Professional Career

Professional Associations

  • Member, Medical Legal Committee of the ACT Australian Medical Association
  • Member, Australian Insurance Law Association
  • Member, ACT Law Society
  • Fellow, Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance

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