How Engineers can Navigate the PI Insurance Storm

Start time: 12:00pm AEST. Engineers across many disciplines are grappling with skyrocketing Professional Indemnity (PI) Insurance premiums and unprecedented market conditions. The challenge of securing suitable PI insurance cover only continues to grow.
How Engineers can Navigate the PI Insurance Storm

 

Engineers across many disciplines are grappling with skyrocketing Professional Indemnity (PI) Insurance premiums and unprecedented market conditions. The challenge of securing suitable PI insurance cover only continues to grow. 

With PI Insurance being a legal or contractual requirement for many engineers, market conditions persist to pose a major issue for many practices. 

Register for this free webinar now and hear from a leading PI Insurer and engineering legal specialist, who will help you better understand how to combat this PI Insurance storm. 

The webinar will cover: 

  • The state of the PI Insurance market in Australia, plus what’s in store for the future?
  • PI issues in the construction industry – cladding, building certification, and regulatory changes
  • The importance of holding adequate PI Insurance to protect yourself
  • An overview of the claims process, and potential legal costs of a PI Insurance claim

Webinar key takeaways: 

  • Why due diligence is imperative in your engineering practice when it comes to insurance and risk
  • Strategies to help attain adequate insurance outcomes
  • What engineers can do to prepare for a claim in a dispute

Our live webinar will include a Q&A, where you will be able to direct your specific questions to our panel.

 

Speakers

Clive Davidson 

General Manager Financial Lines, Agile Underwriting Services Pty Ltd

Clive has been operating in the Insurance Industry for over 39 years and has held roles in both locally owned and international businesses in the areas of broking, underwriting and operational management in both the New Zealand and Australia markets.


After finishing a role as the regional financial lines head for a Lloyds Syndicate, in conjunction with the Agile Management team, Clive launched the Financial Lines operation for Agile.
The business has been growing steadily since that time and now has 5 underwriting staff offering professional indemnity, legal expenses and tax audit products. Very shortly they will be adding Directors and Officers to their offering as well.


Agile Underwriting Services is a Lloyd’s Coverholder and Insurtech MGA specialising in Accident and Health, Aviation, Casualty, Cyber, Financial Lines, and Retail Travel. Agile combines traditional underwriting with digital distribution and product development services for brokers.


Formed in 2015 by a group of Lloyd’s and Insurtech veterans, Agile is privately owned, with all shareholders working within the business.
Agile offers a range of insurance lines including Accident & Health, Aviation and Aerospace, Casualty, Cyber, Drones, Financial Lines, Property and Retail Travel over 10 binders. Our binders are backed by 11 Lloyd’s syndicates and two company markets.

Clive Davidson

 

Anthony Herron 

Special Counsel at Kreisson

Anthony was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW in July 1984.
He is a Special Counsel at Kreisson and his key areas of practice include:

  • construction and engineering law,
  • construction dispute resolution, and
  • building legislation and regulation.

Relevant experience:


Anthony has acted for major building contractors, developers, state and local government authorities, insurers, and private clients. He has also advised on commercial and residential construction projects and disputes and drafted and negotiated contracts for major construction projects both in Australia and overseas, as well as tender documents and supply agreements.
Having worked in several in-house roles as General Counsel for a contractor and developer, he was responsible for managing governance, risk, and compliance and drafting a wide array of construction-related contracts and agreements.


With extensive litigation experience Anthony has also conducted commercial and construction litigation in the Supreme and District Courts and the NSW Civil & Administrative Tribunal. Anthony has also had conduct of appeals in the NSW Court of Appeal and the High Court of Australia.


Anthony regularly presents external continuing legal education papers and gives seminars on construction contracts, construction management, and recent developments in NSW impacting building & design professionals.

Anthony Herron

Date:
13 / 04 / 2021 - 12:00 pm to 02:00 pm
Registration Closes
13 / 04 / 2021 12:00 pm
Webinar available
Cost
Webinar
  • Member Rate: $0.00 ($0.00 excl. GST)
  • Technical Society Member Rate: $0.00 ($0.00 excl. GST)
  • Student: $0.00 ($0.00 excl. GST)
  • Non-Member Rate: $0.00 ($0.00 excl. GST)
Key Speaker(s)
Anthony Herron and Clive Davidson
Event Contact
  • Contact:
    Engineers Australia Member Services
  • Phone:
    1300 653 113
  • Email:
Maximum CPD Hours
2