Matthew Ellis

Norton Rose Fulbright Australia

Matthew Ellis

Matthew Ellis



Matt Ellis is an insurance lawyer based in Melbourne.

Matt advises the insurance sector in both non-contentious and contentious matters, including in respect of corporate transactions, commercial contracting, distribution, regulation, reinsurance and disputes. He acts for local and London market insurers in professional indemnity, D&O, liability, and property disputes. He is also co-head of the cyber insurance practice.

Matt advises insurers and intermediaries on conduct and prudential regulatory matters, distribution, disclosure obligations, policy and treaty wordings, financial services and regulatory enforcement. He has extensive knowledge of the sector across general, life and health insurance, and a deep understanding of all facets of the conduct of insurance business.

Professional experience

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  • High Court of Australia 2006
  • Supreme Court of Victoria 2004
  • English