He is mostly retained by large Australian and international insurers to defend their clients who become involved in litigation. In that context, John advises insurance company clients on policy coverage issues, financial reserving and estimating and strategic litigation management.
John has been acknowledged as a leading Insurance, Litigation and Professional Malpractice Litigation lawyer in AFR's Best Lawyers 2019 and 2018.
"Insurance is a core practice area at Sparke Helmore Lawyers and the team, which includes Malcolm Cameron, John Coorey and Adrian Kemp, regularly defends claims in the areas of professional indemnity, D&O, latent diseases and casualty." – Insurance, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2016
"John Coorey has a celebrated litigation practice, which covers a range of areas including professional indemnity and D&O matters." – Ranked Insurance Lawyer, Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016
Listed: Recommended for Commercial Insurance law - The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018
Listed: Recommended Leading Professional Indemnity Lawyer – Sydney – Doyle's Guide 2015
Listed: Leading Lawyer in Australia – Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2018 & 2016
Ranked Insurance Lawyer – Chambers Asia-Pacific 2020, 2019, 2018 & 2017