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Arjunan Thangarajah

Senior Associate
Insurance Law & Litigation
  • +61 3 9269 9490

Arjunan is a litigation lawyer with demonstrated experience in providing advice and conducting litigation.

He undertakes a broad cross-section of work for both insurance and corporate clients, with a focus on insurance and construction disputes.

He handles complex disputes and advises professionals and insurers on litigated claims, policy coverage and disciplinary investigations.

Experience

Arjunan is a Senior Associate in the Insurance Law & Litigation and Construction teams at Lander & Rogers.

Prior to coming to Lander & Rogers, Arjunan worked at a global international law firm in the litigation and regulatory team.

Arjunan's areas of expertise include:

  • professional indemnity;
  • construction and engineering disputes;
  • disciplinary actions / investigations;
  • complex contractual disputes; and
  • recoveries.

Career Highlights

Arjunan's experience includes advising/acting for:

  • the building surveyor in the recent Lacrosse proceeding which concerned a 'cladding fire' caused by allegedly non-compliant ACP
  • an insurer on complex indemnity issues arising out of a claim by a major financial institution, including issues of allocation, the operation of exclusion clauses, and the reasonableness of the settlement
  • an insurance broker in the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA)
  • a chief operating officer in a claim for reimbursement of a $1.4M progress claim, on instructions from an insurer
  • a local council, on instructions from an insurer, to obtain a summary judgment (in part) of a statement of claim, which ultimately brought the proceeding against the council to an end.

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