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Tricia Hobson

Global Vice Chair; Chair, Australia

Tricia Hobson


T:+61 2 9330 8609

F:+61 2 9330 8111

Tricia Hobson is an insurance and litigation lawyer based in Sydney. She is the leader of our Australian and Asian insurance practice, Australian Chair and Global Vice Chair of Norton Rose Fulbright.

She is a leading Australian class action lawyer accountable for leadership, strategy and negotiations for three of the largest class actions in Australia.

Tricia advises both local and London insurers on complex coverage disputes and acts as lead defence counsel on class actions and difficult/multi-party litigation, predominantly in the financial services and construction industries.

She has acted in many high profile, complex directors and officers disputes, as well as a range of other insurance matters including professional indemnity, warranty & indemnity, cyber risk and product development, ASIC related actions, director and board matters and regulatory compliance matters, and has represented clients in significant Supreme and Federal Court proceedings.

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  • Education
    • Bachelor of Laws, University of New South Wales
    • Bachelor of Science (Physics and Mathematics), University of New South Wales
    • Company Directors Course, AICD
  • Rankings and recognitions
    • Band 1 practitioner in Insurance Law, Chambers Global
    • Leading insurance litigator, APL500
    • Leading Female Lawyer – Euromoney LMG Women in Business Law 2013
    • Finalist for Euromoney LMG Women in Business Law Awards 2014