Rosalind Gilsenan

Rosalind Gilsenan

Special Counsel - Melbourne
+61 (0) 3 9002 4503
+61 (0) 484 616 405
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Rosalind joins Carter Newell as a Special Counsel located in the firm's Melbourne office.

She has over 20 years’ experience in insurance law with a specialised focus on the defence of personal injury, property damage including expertise in defence of Water Act 1989 (Vic) claims in VCAT, product liability, historic sexual abuse and medical negligence claims.  Her expertise also extends to indemnity advice, litigation and insurance policy interpretation, assessing litigation risk and quantifying injury and other liability claims.

With developed expertise in analysing, assessing and providing clear and consistent advice and strategies for claims resolution, Rosalind has negotiated settlements in both litigated and unlitigated claims.

As a trusted advisor to her insurer, broker and corporate clients, Rosalind brings a high level of technical expertise, negotiation and communication skills in the management of often sensitive and high-profile claims.  She has acted as an accredited mediator in injury claims and business disputes.

Rosalind acts in matters across all Victorian jurisdictions and has appeared at mediations, directions hearings and interlocutory applications.  She has also appeared in the Federal Court and defended matters listed in the New South Wales and South Australia District Courts.

Rosalind has been recognised in the 2021 and 2022 editions of Best Lawyers in Australia in the specialist area of Insurance Law.

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