Quality and consistency through collaboration

Sparke Helmore Lawyers is pleased to announce Arelene Lowry  has joined the firm’s Insurance Statutory Lines team as a partner.

Arelene specialises in workers’ compensation, administrative law, insurance and motor vehicle accidents, including conduct of all aspects of catastrophic claims involving serious injuries, as well as complex medical, quantum and intricate liability issues. She has in-depth experience of working in the Northern Territory, acting for compensation insurers, the Northern Territory and Commonwealth governments, local councils and compulsory third-party insurers.

As a multi-jurisdictional practitioner, servicing both Northern Territory and South Australian markets, Arelene has in depth experience in all aspects of worker’s compensation and motor vehicle accidents, including specialist experience with indemnity, contribution, liability and both seeking and defending recovery claims between multiple parties. Her previous experience in migration and employment matters makes her an expert in the challenges presented by the integration of worker’s compensation with visa and HR/IR issues generally.

National Practice Group Leader for Insurance Statutory Lines, James Johnson said, “We are extremely pleased that Arelene has decided to join Sparke Helmore. She is an exceptional lawyer and will add further depth of expertise to our national team and our leading workers’ compensation business in the Northern Territory.”

“With Sparke Helmore’s exceptional reputation in the area of workers’ compensation and a culture that aligns so well to how I like to do business, it was an easy decision for me to make the move to Sparke Helmore.  I’m excited to be part of such a talented team and contribute to its growth and success”, said Arelene.

Arelene brings her NT team of six exceptional young professionals all specialising in workers compensation.

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 six key areas of law – Corporate & Commercial, Commercial Insurance, Government, Property Environment & Finance, 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 850 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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