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Registration for 2019 NIBA Vic Proclaim Public Liability Seminar - Subcontractors and Vicarious Liability

NIBA Vic Public Liability Insurance Seminar – Subcontractors and vicarious liability with Proclaim

This breakfast seminar kindly hosted by Proclaim will look at public liability insurance and  will focus on Subcontractors and vicarious liability . 

Richard Thomas will be compering/moderating the event.

The speakers will be Ananya Tiwari and Tim Kasem, both members of the Public Liability Insurance team at Proclaim.

Anaya will be discussing the employer/employee relationship in light of the recent court case in the UK regarding whether Uber drivers are employees or subcontractors. She will also use a hypothetical to work through the multifactorial test used to determine whether someone is an employee or a subcontractor. 

Tim will be discussing course of employment, explaining the manner in which and employees actions or negligence has the capability to directly affect their employers liability position on a claim.

Places are limited, so register early to ensure you secure a spot.

Event details

Date: Thursday, 21st March 2019
Time: 8:00am to 9:30am, including light breakfast
Venue: Proclaim Office, 9/271 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Cost: $25.00 members | $30 non-members
CPD rating: 1 CPD point

Thank you to seminar sponsor

About the speakers

Richard Thomas
Richard manages the Insurance division of Proclaim which provides outsourced claims solutions to various insurers including Lloyds of London. He has a wealth of experience managing liability claims for various affinity programs, including the sporting and hospitality sectors. Richard has presented to insurance and industry, conducted seminars on indemnity and claims issues delivered training and auditing services and hotel groups and clubs. 
Ananya Tiwari
Ananya is a lawyer and insurance professional with expertise in various aspects of the insurance industry including claims management, arbitrations, compliance, contract review and drafting and fraud investigations. She has significant expertise managing complex, multi-party construction liability and general liability disputes from the lens of Lloyds of London underwriters. Prior to joining Proclaim, Ananya had experience working in the legal claims departments of a Manhattan insurance carrier, and a risk management firm working across the United States. 
Tim Kasem
Prior to entering the world of insurance Tim undertook his studies in Law and Business at Victoria University. During his studies and shortly after graduating from university, Tim worked as clerk for Ryan Carlisle Thomas lawyers within the Workers' Compensation and Employment law division. After his admission into the legal profession in August 2012 Tim commenced his employment as a Liability Claims Administrator with Ansvar Insurance Limited and shortly after he was elevated to his previously held position as a Liability Claims Consultant. His experience includes handling a variety of liability claims including; general liability, employment practices, personal accident, professional indemnity, directors and officers and trustee liability claims. Tim is also on the claims faculty advisory Board and General Council - ANZIIF.

About Proclaim

Proclaim is a specialist claims management company. Their aim is to go beyond and provide an unparalleled customer experience. Proclaim brings together sharp people and advanced technology to tailor superior claims management processes for our clients. They aren't bound by conventional thinking and use a proven model and claim analytics to help our clients be more successful.

Proclaim's clients include Lloyd's of London, local insurers and their agents or coverholders, as well as large companies with high self-insured retentions or deductibles. They work across all commercial insurance spaces including: - Public and Products Liability - Professional Indemnity - Property - Motor - Accident and Health - Specialty Lines Proclaim are committed to hiring the best talent and being a great place to work,  as we consider this the best route to the best customer experience. And have been named twice (2013, 15) in a list of Great Places to Work in Australia by BRW. Since Proclaim started in 1999 they have been committed to creating a unique culture that brings the best out of their people. Believing the service they provide to clients and the results they get endorse that approach. If your claims aren't in the hands of a specialist claims manager with a progressive model, you could be foregoing significant benefits:

  • Savings in time spent dealing with problem claims
  • Significant cost reduction over a reactive, adversarial claims processes
  • Help identifying risk exposures

Brand protection

Complex problems demand focus and specialisation. Specialists focus on a core skill. Focus creates innovation and outperformance. With so much at stake – dollars, time and brand reputation – why would you trust claim management to a company that didn’t have claims as their first and foremost competency? Contact Jon Broome on jbroome@proclaim.com.au if you want to learn how we can help.


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