Jessica Tat

Jessica was called to the Bar in August 2017. She was admitted as a solicitor in the NSW Supreme Court in December 2011. Jessica has extensive experience in the insurance industry having worked as a solicitor, claims manager, and management consultant.

Areas of practice

  • Personal injury
  • Public liability
  • CTP claims  and CTP reform
  • Professional negligence
  • Coal Mines Workers Compensation Insurance
  • Indemnity disputes

Academic qualifications

 2008-2010

Bachelor of Laws (Honours II), The University of Sydney

 2002-2005

Bachelor of Science (Honours), University of Toronto, Canada – Major: Psychology, Minors: Biology & Anthropology

Prior work experience

 Dec 2015-Aug 2017

Management Consultant: General and life insurance, Finity Consulting Pty Ltd, Sydney NSW AUSTRALIA

  • Including secondment to the State Insurance Regulatory Authority as Senior Policy Officer
  • Reviewed CTP, workers compensation, public liability and professional indemnity claims.
  • Advised corporate and government clients on claims strategy, best practice, and areas of improvement in accordance with legislative requirements, common law precedents, and the client’s business philosophy.

 Sep 2013-Sep 2015

Senior Solicitor : Public liability Thompson Cooper Lawyers Pty Ltd, Sydney NSW AUSTRALIA

 Jan 2012 – Sep 2013

Senior Claims Consultant : CTP Personal – major and catastrophic injuries, Allianz Australia Services Pty Ltd, Sydney NSW AUSTRALIA

 Dec 2011 – May 2013

Solicitor (Volunteer) : Redfern Legal Centre