Barry. Nilsson. expands nationally

Leading law firm, Barry.Nilsson. announced a major expansion of its national presence, with the opening of new offices in Adelaide and Hobart following a merger with Adelaide-based full service commercial and insurance law firm WHF, the launch of expanded Sydney premises and recent opening in Melbourne.

These moves will provide a platform for significant growth and strengthening client relationships across Australia in its key practice areas of Insurance & Health, Family Law & Estate Planning, and Property & Commercial. WHF has a highly experienced legal team with more than 30 years experience acting for overseas and Australia-based insurers, and managing claims on behalf of underwriters and their insureds, including a strong presence in the London insurance market.

The Adelaide and Hobart offices will open in August and in Sydney, Barry.Nilsson. has moved to new and larger premises at Level 19, 60 Castlereagh St., and has recruited six solicitors to its national insurance practice. Strengthening the firm’s CTP practice and presence in Australia’s financial center.

Commenting on the new recruits, Barry.Nilsson. Managing Partner, Don Leembruggen said: “We have long held the vision of being leaders in Australia in our practice areas, and today’s announcement is a significant step forward in that direction.

“Notably, we have expanded carefully and selectively by only recruiting staff who are attracted to our values and client-focused service, and I am confident the new recruits will uphold our high standards. We see exciting times ahead for our firm and are confident our increased scale and depth will contribute to successful outcomes for our expanding national client base.”