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        Property Recovery

        Our recovery levels are market-leading. Our goal is to maximise recoveries whilst minimising costs and protecting your brand.  We take time to understand your business operations and will build a bespoke recoveries process that works for you.

        DWF (Australia) manage all manner of claims and recovery actions including Industrial special risks, fire and flood, power generation, natural catastrophe / disasters, infrastructure failures, subsidence, impact, constructions claims, sensitive development-based damage, and professional negligence allegations.  We are also regularly retained to provide advice on potential third party recoveries.

        DWF receive instructions from a wide range of insurers writing commercial property business in Australia, as well as offshore insurers involved in global accounts. Our approach focuses on providing technically superior legal advice aimed at securing the best possible settlement at the right time.

        We handle claims arising from smaller operations through to large manufacturing and assembly businesses, on behalf of:

        • Landowners;
        • Landlords;
        • Private roads and estates;
        • Property managers;
        • Local Councils;
        • Property valuers; and
        • Commercial businesses.

        We have the expertise to handle claims at all levels of value and use advanced negotiation techniques to advise on effective and innovative ways to recover outlays and ultimately increase the bottom line for your business at little commercial risk.


        Contact Us

        To find out more about our work in this field, please contact our Head of Insurance Damien van Brunschot,

        Damien van Brunschot

        • Principal Lawyer // Head of Insurance (Australia)

        Jamie McPherson

        • Managing Director (Australia)

        Hamish Broadbent

        • Principal Lawyer