Marsh Maher Richmond Bennison Lawyers


Rosalind Gilsenan


Rosalind Gilsenan

Special Counsel

T: (03) 9604 9411


Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria and High Court of Australia
Bachelor of Laws
Bachelor of Arts (Hons)

Principal Areas of Practice

Public and product liability
Medical and professional negligence
Property damage including from fire and flood
Institutional abuse
Common law workers’ compensation and statutory recoveries
Insurance coverage disputes

Professional Memberships

Law Institute of Victoria
Australian Insurance Law Association
Women in Insurance

Professional Biography

Rosalind has over 20 years of experience in insurance litigation advising and acting for local and international insurers, brokers, claims managers and self-insured businesses.

Rosalind’s expertise include:  Public and product liability, medical and professional negligence, property damage including from fire and flood, institutional abuse, Common law workers’ compensation and statutory recoveries, insurance coverage disputes.

Parties she has acted for include retail and residential property owners and occupiers, owners’ corporations, security and custody service providers, cleaning contractors, building industry contractors and design professionals, medical and allied health professionals, schools, hospitals, community organisations, cemetery trusts, amateur and professional sporting associations along with aged care and childcare providers.

Rosalind has acted for utility providers in property damage claims involving fire and flood damage and has extensive experience in Water Act 1989 liability cases. She has acted for product manufacturers and suppliers in product liability claims.

Rosalind acts in matters in all Victorian jurisdictions and has experience in the Federal Court and New South Wales District Court.

She has previously acted has a mediator in injury claims and commercial disputes and she has participated in hundreds of mediations on behalf of her clients.

Rosalind was included in the 2021 Best Lawyers in Australia – Insurance.