Quality and consistency through collaboration

Congratulations to Catherine Power, Partner in our Canberra office who has been recognised as a Best Lawyers “2023 Lawyer of the Year” in Insurance Law (Canberra). 

Catherine has over 20 years of experience advising on major litigation claims for insurers and the Commonwealth and has extensive experience advising on insurance policy coverage, policy exclusions and the application of indemnity and insurance clauses in contracts. 

Catherine’s work predominantly encompasses public liability and professional indemnity claims. She has specialist expertise in historical institutional abuse, major claims involving significant injuries, personal injury related to occupier’s liability, workplace accidents, defamation and construction litigation.

Best Lawyers has been published for 39 years and now publishes top legal talent in more than 70 countries. Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review and their opinions of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area.

About Sparke Helmore

We’ve come a long way since our doors first opened in the Hunter in 1882. We’ve had an office in Sydney since the ‘60s and we recently opened our ninth office in Darwin.

We cover five key areas of law – Corporate & Commercial, Commercial Insurance, Government, Statutory Lines of Insurance and Workplace – with more than 30 specialised areas of expertise. We’re a truly national, full service and proudly Australian firm that delivers results through deep collaboration with our clients. Wherever our clients need us, that’s where we’ll be.

Covering a big country needs a big team—we’re more than 880 people now and still growing. And in true Australian spirit, we’re friendly, approachable and easy to work with. And when you work with one of us, you get the expertise of all of us.

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