Andrew Persijn

Andrew Persijn

Special Counsel
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Andrew is a Special Counsel in the Financial Lines REIQ team, having commenced at Carter Newell Lawyers in 2007.

Andrew has over nine years of experience defending a wide range of claims against real estate agents in Queensland, New South Wales and the Northern Territory.

Andrew acts in matters ranging from general property and injury liability claims to defamation and fidelity claims. He specialises in insurance-related matters, including professional indemnity claims, and advises in regards to all aspects of claims including policy interpretation and indemnity, liability and quantum. He has been involved in personal injury claims in Queensland and New South Wales as well as mismanagement and general advice in the Northern Territory.

In addition, Andrew has acted for real estate agents in defending claims involving allegations of misleading and deceptive conduct in the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT), breaches of the Property Occupations Act 2014 (Qld) (formerly Property and Motor Dealers Act 2000 (Qld)) and the mismanagement of properties. He also provides advice on policy construction and interpretation to underwriters and insureds.

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  • The Best Lawyers in Australia 2022 (edn) - Professional Malpractice Litigation

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