TressCox Strengthens its Insurance Group in Sydney

LAWFUEL – The Law Firm Newswire – TressCox Lawyers is delighted to announce the appointment of Mark Sheller as a Partner in its Sydney office. Mark is an expert in professional indemnity insurance law generally, with a particular focus on accountants’ liability. He also acts for auditors in disciplinary matters including matters before the Companies, Auditors and Liquidators’ Disciplinary Board and advises large financial and commercial clients on their insurance needs and in relation to a wide range of disputes.

Mark brings a wealth of experience to the Firm, having spent all the first half of his career with DLA Phillips Fox. His appointment is the latest in a series of enhancements to the Firm’s insurance practice since Colin Porter joined the firm in 2005. Colin had previously been a partner with Barlow Lyde & Gilbert – a London firm that is widely regarded as pre-eminent in international insurance.

Colin, who heads up TressCox’ insurance practice nationally, said “ Mark’s professional experience has many synergies with my own and we are really looking forward to working together and with other members of our team to ensure that TressCox is the firm of choice for an ever-wider group of clients and staff alike. Our ambition is to take advantage of this period of change in the insurance sector and grow the strongest team to provide best service and value for money to insurers and their insured”

Peter Smith, Managing Partner at TressCox, endorsed Colin’s comments: “We believe we are ideally placed to make tremendous progress in this business area and that Colin, Mark and the rest of our insurance team will make massive strides in pursuing this aspect of the firm’s strategic direction. The team enjoy their work and have real dedication to the insurance sector, which is a great base to build from. “

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