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Nicole Edelman

Special Counsel

Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Arts

  • Insurance
  • Litigation
  • Public Law
  • Statutory Interpretation
  • Personal Injury and Compensation
  • Compensation
  • WorkCover

Nicky joined the WorkCover team at Russell Kennedy in 2017. She acts for the VWA in relation to the recovery of payments from negligent third parties, in serious injury applications and in common law damages actions.

Prior to joining Russell Kennedy, Nicky practised principally in the defence of public liability and common law actions and has also worked as a casualty and professional risks claims examiner for insurers in New Zealand and Australia.


  • Acting for the VWA in statutory recovery actions.

  • Acting for the VWA and WorkCover insurers in serious injury/common law litigation.

  • Acting for insurers in personal injury, public liability and professional negligence litigation.

  • Providing indemnity advice to insurers across a range of insurance classes.