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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.

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 950 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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