Greg Stirling
Greg Stirling

Greg Stirling

Special Counsel

About Greg

Greg Stirling works in various aspects of litigation and insurance law since being admitted as a solicitor in 2009.

Greg has experience in a range of complex and high-value professional indemnity and D&O liability claims. He has acted as defence counsel for insurers and their insureds, with a particular focus on claims involving solicitors, barristers, veterinary surgeons, accountants, and design & construction professionals.

He also has experience acting in the full spectrum of disputes, from unlitigated claims to complex litigation in the State and Federal Courts. He regularly appears in Court and represents clients in mediation and dispute resolution processes.

Greg’s expertise also extends to advising and acting on behalf of insurers in complex coverage matters. Prior to joining Carter Newell, Greg worked for an international firm providing advice to insurers in the defence of litigious claims in a range of professional indemnity matters.

Greg's areas
of expertise and industry focus

Areas of expertise




Professional Liability

Industry focus

Professional recognition


Best Lawyers in Australia – Professional Malpractice Litigation

Latest insights by Greg

The consequences of no notification revisited: Fairbank Haven v Merkon Constructions

1 February 2024
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Australian Civil Liability Guide (12th edition)

1 August 2023
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The NSW Court of Appeal Confirms the Scope of a Solicitor’s Duty to Advise Clients

3 March 2023
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The Peer Professional Opinion Defence

2 March 2023
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