Professional Indemnity & Corporate Liability

Our Professional Indemnity & Corporate Liability team of specialists have a deep understanding of the professional and reputational issues in claim, complaint, investigation, public inquiry or disciplinary actions. We take a holistic approach to managing professional risk for our corporate and professional clients and their insurers.

Bartier Perry acts for insurers and their insureds in all aspects of Professional Indemnity and Corporate Liability, including directors’ and officers’ liability, management liabilities and medical malpractice.

Our team has expertise in managing risk in many industries, including the health, aged care, legal and financial services industries.

We provide expert representation in Coronial Inquests, Royal Commissions and other public inquiries with a view to protecting reputations and minimising the risk of claims arising from these processes.


We can:

  • Review and advise on professional indemnity, management liability and directors’ and officers’ liability insurance policies.

  • Advise on coverage for claims and other liabilities under these policies and act in coverage disputes.

  • Provide representation in coronial inquests, royal commissions and other public inquiries.

  • Defend litigated and unlitigated claims, avoiding or minimising damage to business, reputations and livelihoods.

  • Act for clients in professional misconduct complaints and investigations.

  • Defend directors and officers, and other management including in SafeWork prosecutions.

  • Formulate practices and policies to minimise the risk of Professional Indemnity claims.

  • Resolve disputes without recourse to courts of law.