Gillian specialises in general commercial insurance with deep expertise in liability claims. As a senior partner, Gillian leads Sparke Helmore’s national liability team of over 50 lawyers.
Regularly acknowledged in legal directories, Gillian was most recently recognised in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific edition 2022, where she was valued as "extremely experienced and [someone who] always gets to the crux of the matter".
Gillian is passionate about the contribution that policies related to Diversity and Inclusion make to the wellbeing of employees and clients. She is the Chair of the firm's Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Committee. Her commitment to the promotion and development of women is well known. She is the founding partner of the firms Six Degrees Network, which provides leadership, mentoring and networking opportunities highlighting the inclusion of women. She has also been a member of the firm’s Board.
Gillian is the current Chair of Global Insurance Law Connect (GILC). GILC is a diverse global network of boutique law firms with insurance expertise. Each member firm is embedded into its own insurance market and has deep local knowledge, aimed at helping clients with complex cross-border legal challenges. Each of the member firms has a real passion for the industry; the network consists of 21 firms in 23 countries spread across five continents, and the footprint touches every area of insurance law.
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