Phillip McKinnon - Special Counsel

Areas of specialty:

Insurance law; including professional and general liability, with particular experience and expertise in Directors & Officers and professional indemnity coverage advice and defence (solicitors and other
professionals). Phillip also has extensive experience in reinsurance disputes and property insurance (including advising insurers in relation to Christchurch earthquake issues under MD policies).

Professional Background:

Phillip worked for leading insurance law practices in London for 11 years. He has acted for London Market and international insurers, with a particular emphasis on reinsurance disputes.

Professional Networks:

Phillip is a member of the New Zealand Insurance Law Association.

Things I enjoy outside work:

"Opera, classic cinema and travelling in order to indulge those passions. I also enjoy tennis and wine
(though not usually at the same time!)."