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Bronti Ness

Senior Associate


+61 2 9234 4592

Bronti specialises in litigated and unlitigated professional indemnity matters, with a particular focus on acting for solicitors in negligence claims.


Bronti also acts in financial lines matters, including advising on coverage, participation in market meetings, communication with the market, preparing matters for hearing and instructing senior and junior counsel.

Bronti’s experience includes acting for solicitors in complex negligence cases in in state and federal jurisdictions. She also assists with the resolution of a range of litigated disputes, including commercial, civil and corporations matters involving company directors, accountants, trustees, stockbrokers and financial advisors. She is also experienced in public liability and CTP claims in the ACT and NSW. 

Bronti understands the importance of a strategic, timely and commercial approach to advice.

In addition she utilises a pragmatic and enthusiastic approach to management of all claims, focussing on thorough investigation of the issues and attention to detail. Clients benefit from Bronti’s engagement in developing and implement an effective strategy for resolution of the claim, whether by way of settlement through alternate dispute resolution, or proceeding to trial.


Bronti’s major matters include

  • Acting for solicitors in a complex negligence case in which damages of more than $20 million were sought.
  • Assisting with preparation of the successful defence of a complex professional indemnity claim for stockbrokers.
  • Advising insurers on the legal aspects of different financial institution’s insurance contracts in the covering a range of risks, including management liability and directors’ and officers’ claims.



  • Bachelor of Laws, 2014, Australian National University
  • Bachelor of Economics, 2014, Australian National University
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, 2015, Australian National University


  • Law Society of New South Wales
  • Australian Professional Indemnity Group
  • Australian Insurance Law Association