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Freida Stylianou
Partner - Insurance

Freida Stylianou
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Freida is a Partner with over 20 years expertise in insurance litigation. Her primary focus and experience lies in insurance-related litigation, where she has represented major insurers, self-insurers and large Australian companies with significant deductibles. She has claims experience in a wide range of industries including: retail, manufacturing, hotels, clubs, security and events, health, farming, logistics, government/statutory corporations, building and construction. Her main focus is on liability claims and advice, claims management and complex multi-party claims. Freida also has expertise in malicious prosecution claims, dispute resolution and risk management. 
 
Her experience in claims includes acting for domestic and overseas insurers, proving advice on policy interpretation and indemnity issues. Freida has also acted for construction companies in relation to public liability claims and contractual disputes. She also advises and acts in matters involving consideration of the respective liabilities and obligations of principals and contractors. In the past Freida has acted on behalf of the State of NSW in the interest of various State Agencies and Departments.
 
Freida has been a presenter at the Risk Management institution of Australasia (RMIA) at the State Conference, national Conference and the Local Chapter meetings. She has provided training seminars on various legal issues to clients including privilege and recent Court of Appeal decisions. She has also presented a seminar on occupiers liability issues under the Civil Liability Act for the University of NSW.
 
Freida, who holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Diploma of Law, commenced with the firm in May 2013. She is admitted to practice in New South Wales. Freida has been an accredited specialist in personal injury law since 1993. Freida is an Executive Committee member of the Claims Discussion Group Inc. which is an insurance industry body that promotes discussion of insurance issues amongst the insurance industry and networking in the insurance industry.