Carter Newell’s Insurance Team Strengthens With New Elevations

Carter Newell Lawyers is pleased to announce the elevation of two lawyers, including one to special counsel, effective from 1 February 2024.

Managing Partner Paul Hopkins congratulates Christine Tadros in her elevation to Special Counsel, Insurance (Sydney), and Christopher Peppel in his elevation to Senior Associate, Insurance (Brisbane).

“At Carter Newell Lawyers, a key pillar of our success over the past 35 years is growing our team from within.  We grow our own.,” Paul Hopkins said.

“This has enabled us to retain and build a highly skilled team – helping them form strong relationships with clients over time, better understand their needs, and deliver the best service possible.”

It’s this service and expertise that has earned Carter Newell Lawyers growth, success, and industry recognition as one of the leading practices in Australia.

The firm has a well known and respected Insurance team acting in some of Australia’s largest insurance claims from its offices along the Eastern Seaboard.

“I’m proud to congratulate both Christine and Christopher, and look forward to more successes in 2024,” said Paul.

Special Counsel elevation

Christine Tadros specialises in financial lines insurance law managing highly complex claims including multi-party professional negligence matters, high-value project specific risks, excess layer claims and class action disputes. She has over 15 years’ experience, having worked for several years both in-house and in private practice specialising in contentious professional indemnity claims.

Senior Associate elevation

Christopher Peppel is experienced in achieving strong legal outcomes for clients, and managing a diverse portfolio of claims for national insurers and self-insurers. This includes claims pursuant to the Personal Injuries Proceedings Act 2002; the Motor Accident Insurance Act 1994; the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 and general litigation.

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