Sparke Helmore Lawyers is pleased to announce that Lindsay Joyce has joined the firm's Insurance Group in Sydney as a consultant. Lindsay, a market leading practitioner and legal literary author, brings with him more than 40 years' industry experience.
Chris Wood, Commercial Insurance National Practice Group Leader, said: "I'm delighted to welcome Lindsay to our Insurance Group. His vast knowledge of valuers professional liability, experience and expertise will be invaluable to our clients, not to mention our lawyers who are eager to learn from a renowned practitioner who, for many years, was regarded as one of the most high-profile Australian solicitors in the London market."
Until recently, Lindsay was a senior partner at DLA Piper, specialising in professional indemnity with a focus on valuers, construction and property. He advises major international and Australian insurers on litigation defence, external dispute schemes, claims management, risk management, complex liability and coverage disputes, and damages. Before DLA Piper, he practised as a property valuer, project manager and property manager.
Lindsay's highly regarded advice and guidance is regularly called upon by industry bodies. Throughout his career, he has sat on numerous panels, committees and boards. He was recently appointed to the Australian Property Institute (API) Valuation and Property Standards Committee and was the principal author of the API's Risk Management Module, which he established in 2001.
In 2005, Lindsay was awarded a Life Fellowship of API for outstanding contribution to the property profession.