Leading independent Australian law firm HWL Ebsworth Lawyers has announced that Jenne Tzavaras, Joanna Apostolopoulos and Ivan Medak have been appointed as partners within its Sydney Insurance team.
Jenne, Joanna and Ivan are joined by twenty other team members in moving from DLA Piper to HWL Ebsworth.
This newly recruited team offers specific expertise in statutory workers compensation insurance across the full range of employer indemnity schemes operating in New South Wales.
In a joint statement, the new partners said “We are delighted to be joining a firm that is so closely aligned culturally and strategically with our insurance practice. Our mutual success has been built on a service offering that delivers commercially and technically outstanding legal advice and unsurpassed value for money. Moving to HWL Ebsworth enables us to continue to service our clients in this way“.
Following these appointments, HWL Ebsworth offers domestic and global clients a national team of 35 partners and supporting teams specialising in insurance related matters.
“This is a significant investment for our firm and one that will allow us to continue to broaden the range of services provided to our insurance and non-insurance clients” said Juan Martinez, HWL Ebsworth’s Managing Partner. “This is a rare opportunity to secure the services of one of Australia’s premier specialist insurance teams and we are delighted to welcome Jenne, Joanna, Ivan and the broader team to HWL Ebsworth“.
“The name HWL Ebsworth has been inextricably linked to the insurance sector for its entire history. While much of the firm’s recent growth has been in sectors such as Banking & Finance, Property, Building & Construction, Planning & Environment, Litigation and Commercial, we refuse to be complacent and we are continuously looking for quality opportunities to broaden our offering in each of our core service areas” added Juan.
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