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Louise Coleman

Special Counsel

Louise specialises in construction and infrastructure disputes, largely in an insurance sector context. She has particular experience in technical and complex design related disputes, often involving substantial multi-party proceedings and evidence from various specialist experts.

As a dispute resolution specialist, Louise is experienced in international arbitration in various forums, domestic arbitration, mediation, commercial negotiation and litigation before Australian Federal and State courts. She is admitted in Victoria and Western Australia.

Louise also has significant experience over multiple disciplines, having acted in matters in areas of public and products liability, professional indemnity, property and recoveries. Whilst protecting the interests of insurers, Louise represents a range of stakeholders including manufacturers and suppliers, construction professionals, retail environments and occupiers. She also advises on issues of policy response and interpretation.

Professional QualificationsBarrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Western Australia, 2013Solicitor of the High Court of Australia, 2014Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria, 2012
  • Master of Laws (Legal Practice), The Australian National University, 2015
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, The Australian National University, 2012
  • Bachelor of Law, University of Adelaide, 2011



+61 8 6467 6184
(Work, Perth)