A specialist in insurance and major insurance litigation, Frank has more than three and a half decades of experience acting for insureds in addressing and simplifying the complexities associated with risk management by insurance.
He has not only a deep understanding of the legal issues and the factual realities underlying them, but also a clear insight into the insurance industry and its issues.
Frank's depth of experience, expertise and perspective has allowed him to act in such landmark matters as the representation of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority in the Royal Commission into the A$5.3 billion dollar collapse of the HIH Insurance Group. Frank has also provided insurance and risk allocation advice (both front and back end) with respect to a large number of PPP and other infrastructure projects around Australia over the past 25 years.
Frank is a member of the Australian Insurance Law Association.
Leading Lawyer - Insurance: Policyholder
Leading Individual - Insurance: Policyholder
Best Lawyer - Class Action Litigation
Best Lawyer – Insurance
Best Lawyer – Health & Aged Care Law
Best Lawyer – Alternative Dispute Resolution
Leading Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyer
A master of his field...ability to make complex concepts seem simple and understandable
Frank Lawson is hailed by clients as the doyen of insurance law, and is appreciated for his clear and forthright opinions
Our go-to man for insurance: the level of service is phenomenal. The real attraction is he doesn't have conflicts - he only acts for insureds, so you know you are getting unbiased advice, he is on our side
Exceptional skill in translating complex answers into readily understandable advice
Highly skilled and personable lawyer who has a very pragmatic approach to problem solving