Amanda Ryding, Partner, Colin Biggers & Paisley Lawyers, Sydney
Amanda Ryding is a partner in the insurance team, specialising in directors’ and officers’ exposure and professional indemnity claims. She has acted for both insurers and plaintiffs and has particular expertise in conducting large-scale litigation. Amanda has advised insurers in respect of a wide range of claims against directors, both under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) and the common law. Recently, Amanda was a key member of the team that brought the leading case on the operation of section 6 of the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1946 (NSW), Chubb & ors v Moore & ors, to the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of NSW.
Amanda also practises in the area of education law, and has advised both schools and tertiary institutions on a wide range of issues.
Amanda has lectured and presented training seminars to clients on a range of subjects, including the Competition and Consumer Act, third party claims against insurers, document management, and email and internet risk management. She is the co-author of "The e company", published by Lawbook Co. Between 1990 and 2000, Amanda practiced in the UK.