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Welcome to Brooklyn

Welcome to Brooklyn , a market-leading underwriting agency for retail insurance brokers in Australia.

Our insurance products are innovative market-specific solutions that are supported by specialist underwriting staff and the global strength and capabilities of the XL Group Ltd.

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Product Description:

Brooklyn provides our partners with a unique product distribution model offering both the convenience of our online portal to quote various ‘trade occupations’ along with the in-house technical experience to underwrite complex liability risks.


Cover Includes (Key Features):

Product Feature & Benefits Summary

Broadform Public & Products Liability Insurance Policy.

Key Features & Benefits

  • Up to $500,000 CCC (any one occurrence);
  • Ability to offer US exports extension;
  • Errors & omissions extension - up to $500,000 in the Aggregate;
  • Product Recall expense coverage - up to $1,000,000 in the Aggregate;
  • Nil Height Restrictions imposed for work at Height occupations.


  • Brooklyn specialise in small-to-medium businesses but can also consider risk up to $100m in turnover.

Limits Available:

$20,000,000 any one occurrence and in the annual aggregate in respect of Products Liability.

$50,000,000 available upon request.


Underwriting Information Required:

  • More competitive rate when turnover split is provided;
  • Detailed submission noting key risk management features.
  • Quality Assurance (ISO 9001 ) Environmental (ISO 14001) and other forms of quality controls or risk controls to most hazards common within particular industry sectors;
  • HACCP certification for F&B accounts;
  • Risk management system in place for work away from premises risks.

Occupations Appetite:

Target Risks

  • Abattoirs
  • Building maintenance & repairs
  • Chemical manufacturers, wholesalers & distributors
  • Confectionery manufacturers and sale
  • Cosmetics manufacture, wholesalers & distributors
  • Dairy manufacturers
  • Detergent manufacturers, wholesalers & distributors
  • Fencing contractors
  • Fertiliser manufacturers, wholesalers & distributors
  • Food processing, manufacturing, wholesalers & distributors
  • Formworkers
  • Heavy engineering & construction
  • Height & safety contractors
  • Landscapers
  • Lift repair / manufacture / installation
  • Metal fabrication and installation of any kind
  • Motor wreckers (excluding critical parts)
  • Mining equipment and consumables
  • Mining contractors (above & below ground)
  • Plant & machinery operators, contractors & manufacturers
  • Playground installation & manufacture
  • Pressure cleaners / sandblasters
  • Riggers
  • Smallgoods manufacturers
  • Solar & renewable energy business
  • Stockfeed manufacturers
  • Structural steel fabrication
  • Swimming pool installation
  • Telecommunications contractors
  • Toy manufacturers, wholesalers & distributors
  • Turners & fitters
  • Trailer, caravans manufactures & assemblers

Occupations available Online:

  • Abrasive blasting / sand blasting
  • Air conditioning installation & refrigeration services
  • Concreters
  • Cleaners (except shopping centers)
  • Diesel Mechanic
  • Earth moving contractors
  • Electricians
  • Garden maintenance / lawn mowing
  • Glaziers
  • Painting contractors
  • Pest control
  • Plumbers
  • Roofing contractors
  • Tiling contractors
  • Traffic control
  • Tree loppers
  • Welders / boilermakers / fabrication & installation
  • Window cleaners (without height restrictions)



Contact Persons:

James Tuitavuki

Manager, Liability

Phone: 02 8270 1781

Mobile: 0415 294 032


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Shane Golding

Underwriter, Liability

Phone: 02 8270 1791

Mobile: 0435 028 579


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Jeremy O'Connor

Assistant Underwriter, Liability

Phone: 02 8270 1782

Mobile: 0484 542 345


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Russell McCauley

Underwriter, Liability

Phone: 02 8270 1788

Mobile: 0450 389 619


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Alexandra Merida

Assistant Underwriter, Liability

Phone: 02 8270 1790

Mobile: 0459 878 194


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Harriet Large

Finance Officer

Phone: 02 8270 1790

Mobile: 02 8270 1720


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Brooklyn understands that the primary reason for the existence of specialist underwriting agencies is to add value. Value for our brokers and their clients in everything we do.

We are not just “another insurer”. We know, we must do more. We must make a difference and we must provide our clients with access to the best people, products and technology available in order to ensure every engagement with Brooklyn is meaningful. We’re here to assist to help your business and your clients.

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