James Melvin

James Melvin

Partner, Kennedys

James is a Partner in our Sydney office and his practice includes a focus on Financial Lines, Cyber, D&O and Professional Indemnity. He regularly advises on coverage matters and subrogated recoveries. James is admitted to practice in Australia and the UK and worked in the London insurance market for more than 12 years before returning to Australia in 2015. His current practice combines Australian-based risks underwritten locally and internationally (particularly in the UK, Europe and APAC), including multi-jurisdictional claims.  He continues to act for markets of international insurers and reinsurers on high-value, high profile claims and disputes and manages a team of lawyers who handle SME claims and coverage matters. James provides regular briefings to clients on matters relating to Cyber, Financial Institutions, D&O, Australian Regulators and Professional Indemnity trends across APAC.