Nawaar Hassan practises in commercial law, employment and industrial law and administrative law. She has particular expertise in insurance and superannuation.
Nawaar practices across a range of commercial disputes. Her broad experience includes matters involving:
Nawaar has specialist expertise in insurance law. She acts both for insurers and insureds in indemnity disputes, defence of claims and subrogated recovery.
She regularly acts in matters involving avoidance for alleged non-disclosure and alleged fraudulent claims in both general and life insurance.
Nawaar has experience across the field of general insurance including:
Nawaar is an expert in life, total and permanent disability, income protection, accident and trauma cover. Her experience includes both group and retail policies. Her work has involved disputes about the:
Nawaar has extensive experience in superannuation law. She has regularly acted in matters involving both regulated superannuation funds and statutory schemes. Her work in the superannuation field has included issues such as:
Employment and industrial law
Nawaar practices in employment and industrial law. Her recent matters have involved:
Nawaar's administrative law experience ranges from merits review at tribunal level to Victorian Court of Appeal matters involving fundamental change in government policy. Her recent matters have involved:
Before coming to the Bar Nawaar worked as the Associate to Justice Cavanough of the Supreme Court of Victoria and to Judge Taft of the County Court of Victoria.
Nawaar also worked at DLA Phillips Fox (now DLA Piper) where she was involved in insurance and professional indemnity litigation, maritime, trade & transport, and administrative law matters.
Nawaar read with Christopher Horan QC. Her senior mentor was Samantha Marks QC (now Her Honour Judge Marks of the County Court of Victoria).