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COMMITTEE

 
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NIEVA CONNELL

President

Nieva is a partner of Mills Oakley, specialising in liability insurance.

Nieva spends her spare time travelling and catching up with friends over a glass of champagne.

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SHAUNTELLE LIM

Vice President

Shauntelle is a Senior Associate at McCabe Curwood and acts predominantly for Insurers and self-insureds, in relation to a large range of insurance products, claims and disputes.

In her spare time, Shauntelle enjoys long distance running and recently completed the Chicago Marathon.

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VICTORIA PAPPAS

Treasurer

Victoria is a lawyer in both the General Insurance and Life Insurance practice groups at TurksLegal, acting for both life and general insurers across a wide variety of matters including public liability, subrogated recoveries and life and disability claims.

In her spare time, Victoria enjoys yoga and keeping up her dance training in ballet, jazz and contemporary.

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BETH RUSSELL

Membership Officer

Beth is an Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury (NSW) and Special Counsel in the Public Liability Insurance team at Moray & Agnew, after moving to Victoria from Sydney, NSW in 2019. She manages a variety of matters including major and complex claims, litigated proceedings and unlitigated claims for a number of insurers and self-insured clients. Beth also has experience with professional indemnity claim, property damage matters and providing advice in relation to accident and health policies.

Beth joined the Women in Insurance Committee in 2019 as a general committee member.

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ALICIA TAYLOR

Events Officer

Alicia is a Senior Associate in the Special Issues team at Colin Biggers & Paisley, handling sensitive and litigious matters, particularly in the religious and not for profit space.

On the flip side, Alicia is studying visual art and experimenting with slow cooker recipes for minimum dishwashing potential.

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NATALIE ELPHINSTONE

Social Media Officer

Natalie is a Team Leader in the Liability Claims team at IAG Limited, handling claims on a wide variety of liability matters for all of IAG’s brands.


In her spare time, Natalie enjoys photography and long lunches with friends.

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CHANELLE BLASIS

General Committee

Chanelle is a solicitor in Barry.Nilsson.’s Insurance & Health practice and works in the areas of professional indemnity, injury liability, property damage and public and products liability.  Chanelle joined the Melbourne team in September 2017, coming from a background in external dispute resolution.

In her spare time, Chanelle enjoys spending time with her family and friends and chatting about all things dogs/puppies!

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DANIELLA CHRISTODOULOU

General Committee

Daniella Christodoulou is an insurance litigator specialising in property liability and personal injury claims.

Daniella enjoys travelling and in her spare time loves having a drink with friends and going to the football.

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HANNAH COHLEY

General Committee

Hannah is a Senior Liability Claims Consultant at Catholic Church Insurance managing public liability claims.

In her spare time, Hannah enjoys spending time with family / friends, hiking and completing short courses.

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LAURA TULLOCH

General Committee

Laura is a Senior Associate in the insurance team at Colin Biggers & Paisley. She has experience in professional indemnity, general liability and asbestos related matters.

When she is away from the office, Laura enjoys running around the Tan, travelling and a glass or two of champagne.