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Drina Govic

Principal Lawyer

Qualifications

LLB - La Trobe University
BA (Criminal Justice) - RMIT University

Admission Date

2006 - Victoria

Areas of Expertise

  • Home Insurance
  • Property Damage Recovery
  • Product Liability
  • Building Disputes
  • Consumer Law Disputes
  • Water Claims
  • Indemnity Disputes
  • Fraud & Investigations
  • Public Liability

About Drina

Since joining Ligeti Partners in 2006, Drina has been specialising in insurance litigation generally, with particular expertise in Property Damage Recovery Claims (Personal & Commercial) and Fraud & Investigations. In Victoria, she has practised in the Federal, Supreme, County and Magistrates’ Courts and Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal. She also practises in all interstate jurisdictions.

Drina has acted on behalf of her clients in relation to all aspects of insurance litigation, including appearances at Court, mediations and settlement conferences, drafting documents and providing high quality advice.

Drina has represented her insurer clients in a broad range of indemnity disputes, including fraudulent insurance claims and matters relating to the Insurance Contracts Act 1984 generally. She also regularly provides policy interpretation advice to clients.

In addition, Drina has extensive expertise in bringing subrogated property damage (building) recovery claims on behalf of insurers. These include product liability claims against manufacturers and suppliers of defective goods and services pursuant to the Australian Consumer Law, leasing disputes, building disputes and claims involving the flow of water.

Drina has also acted for insurers, public authorities, local Councils and other entities in defending public liability and professional indemnity claims on their behalf.

Drina has quickly established firm relationships with her clients, given her passion and absolute commitment to exceeding their expectations. She provides pragmatic advice. However, when required, she is a tenacious and skilled negotiator and has an impressive settlement record for her clients.

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