Magistrates’ Court and County Court motor vehicle recovery and defended claims
Defending recovery agent and credit hire claims
Claims involving issues of fraud
Inevitable accident claims
Insurance Contract Act claims and interpretation
LLB, BCom (Management Major) – Monash University
Isabelle is an insurance litigation lawyer and a Principal Lawyer at Ligeti Partners. Isabelle has a wide range of experience in property damage litigation across all Australian jurisdictions with a particular focus on motor vehicle insurance. Isabelle has worked with several major insurers Australia wide, as well as niche insurers, small and large claims management businesses and self-insured companies.
Isabelle handles recovery and defended proceedings, credit hire claims, recovery agent matters, indemnity disputes, claims involving issues of fraud, inevitable accident claims and Insurance Contracts Act claims and interpretation. Isabelle prides herself on providing accurate and commercially minded advice to her clients, has excellent advocacy skills and is committed to ensuring her clients receive the best and most efficient outcomes.
Isabelle regularly utilises her knowledge and expertise in the motor vehicle insurance space to assist her clients in developing and improving their systems, identifying new opportunities and implementing strategies to achieve better recovery and settlement rates. She strives to ensure her clients are well equipped to respond to new challenges and trends in the insurance industry.
The strong relationships Isabelle has built with her clients are a direct result of her down to earth and approachable nature, strong communication skills, passion for her work and dedication to the success of her clients. Isabelle regularly presents training seminars to claims teams of her insurer clients including motor teams, recovery and settlement teams and assessors.
In addition to Isabelle’s commitment to her clients, Isabelle leads and supervises a team of junior lawyers, several of whom have already made major strides in their careers. Isabelle is motivating, supportive and genuinely passionate about working with her team to build clear career paths based on their individual goals and ambitions.