Lana is a special counsel in the insurance team. She has worked exclusively in insurance litigation since being admitted in 2009. Lana's focus is in the areas of professional indemnity, public liability and directors' and officers' insurance and reinsurance. Lana manages complex litigated matters and regularly advises insurers and their insureds on coverage issues and on all aspects of professional indemnity insurance.

Lana has considerable experience in injury liability and medical negligence claims and is an accredited specialist in this area.

Lana also has a particular interest in technology, cyber security and data privacy. She has acted in a range of cyber incidents as breach coach and in the defence of third party claims arising out of cyber, privacy or data breaches and has experience with the government agencies responsible for privacy and cyber regulation.
She has acted for various professionals across a broad range of industries, including legal and medical professionals, engineers, builders, architects, and company directors and officers.

Lana is actively involved in AILA as a member of the NSW Main Committee and is the founder and co-chair of TecHub at AILA. TechHub explores and tackles the challenges and opportunities presented by digital and other technological transformations and raises awareness about the potential impact on the insurance industry by initiating and facilitating discussions and forums. TecHub's goal is to keep abreast of rapidly changing risk dynamics and trends and the relevant legislative, government and regulatory responses to various risks arising from digital transformation.

Lana was admitted as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of NSW in 2009 and the High Court of Australia in 2010. She was also admitted as a lawyer/barrister in Ukraine in 2002 and was awarded Specialist Accreditation in Personal Injury Law in November 2018.

Lana plays chess and competes in the Bench & Bar v Solicitors annual chess tournaments. She also plays piano, enjoys snowboarding and is fluent in Ukrainian and Russian.

Lana joined Colin Biggers & Paisley in 2021.
  • Law Society of NSW
  • Australian Insurance Law Association (AILA)
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