AgriRisk Insurance

Carter Newell Lawyers is an award winning specialist law firm providing legal advice to Australian and international corporate clients.

Led by Special Counsel, Peter Dovolil, together with Senior Associate Johanna Kennerley, our AgriRisk practice acts in the investigation and defence of agricultural and livestock loss and damage claims and provides advice on related insurance policy issues. 

Those matters include:

  • Defence of claims for property damage, business interruption, and remediation costs
  • Assessment of risk and liability in respect to seed production, pesticide and herbicide supply and management, livestock management
  • Recovery proceedings against third parties
  • Spray drift and aerial applicators’ liability issues

Our AgriRisk team also works along side our Environmental Liability specialists in helping corporate clients manage environmental compliance requirements, and manage related property, crop and environment impact losses.

The team is focused on identifying and implementing a resolution strategy as quickly as possible, to ensure any claim is resolved cost effectively, whilst remaining mindful of the reputational and media issues that often arise.

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