Jason Symons, Partner, Mills Oakley, Sydney, NSW
Jason leads the firm’s cyber risk and insurance practice and has been a specialist cyber and financial lines insurance lawyer for over 15 years.
Jason has extensive experience working with organisations, brokers and insurers, as well as engaging expert vendors, in managing cyber risks, responding to incidents and regulatory compliance. He is also an industry expert regarding complex coverage issues across all forms of financial lines insurance. Jason has acted as coverage counsel for insurers in class actions and large insolvency litigation, defended financial, legal and building professionals in litigated claims in all levels of Australian courts, and represented parties in Royal Commissions and ASIC investigations. Jason has worked with many of Australia’s largest insurers and Lloyd’s syndicates. He has also worked with numerous organisations providing pro bono legal assistance over his entire career.
Jason presents regularly on insurance law issues, cyber risk, class actions and Royal Commissions. Jason has served on the APIG National Committee since 2017, and he is an advocate for young lawyers choosing a legal career in insurance.