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AILA elects Perth lawyer as National Vice President

The Australian Insurance Law Association (AILA) has appointed Kott Gunning Lawyers insurance partner Stephen Williams as national vice president following a November board meeting.

AILA is Australia’s premier Insurance Law educator and provides members with continuous regulatory training and development accreditation through events.

Stephen, who is currently head of Kott Gunning’s Insurance and Risk practice group, has been an AILA WA committee member for a number of years and has previously been the WA chapter secretary and president.

Stephen is looking forward to an interesting term as it includes preparation work for next year’s inaugural AILA regional Asia Pacific Insurance Conference in Singapore and looking ahead, work on the 2018 AILA national conference which, will be held in Perth.

Current New South Wales president Angus Kench was elected president by the board while former president Sue Vidler will take the role of treasurer.

Stephen said “I’m looking forward to my new role and to working with Angus as president. Sue did a fantastic job in her two years at the helm.”

Stephen is acknowledged in Doyles Guide as – Leading Workers Compensation Lawyers (Defendant) – Western Australia, 2016 (Leading) and Leading Dust Diseases Lawyers & Law Firms (Defendant) – WA, 2016 (Leading)

Read more about Stephen’s work experience and interests in Stephen Williams’ biography

For more information about AILA please visit https://www.aila.com.au/