Louise Edmonds

Louise Edmonds

Special Counsel - Sydney
+61 (0) 2 8315 2714
+61 (0) 491 691 464
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Louise is a Special Counsel located in Carter Newell's Sydney office. She specialises in financial lines insurance law in Australia and internationally, with a focus on professional indemnity, construction and engineering, major construction project risk, employment practices, directors’ and officers’ and IT and cyber liability.

Louise acts for a variety of clients including construction professionals, directors and officers, financial institutions, municipalities, solicitors, real estate agents and water authorities.

She has significant experience in large scale construction and engineering matters including the conduct of claims and litigation, providing policy advice and running subrogated recoveries. Louise’s experience also extends to advising and handling directors and officers claims.

Having previously worked for a major global insurer, Louise has a solid understanding of insurer and insured’s needs, providing her with the knowledge to provide timely and pragmatic advice.

Louise has been recognised in the 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 editions of Best Lawyers in Australia in the area of Insurance Law and is a current member of the Australian Professional Indemnity Group (NSW Division).

Practice Areas


  • The Best Lawyers in Australia 2022, 2021, 2020 and 2019 (edns) - Insurance Law

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