Ray Giblett

BSc, LLB(Hons)

Ray has over 25 years’ experience in financial services and insurance matters, advising across the full spectrum of issues.

Ray is also a leading practitioner in the emerging Insurtech space. Chambers notes that Ray commands a high level of market recognition as a veteran practitioner in the insurance space, accumulating an enviable body of expertise in the process. Based in Sydney, he operates across the full contentious, regulatory and transactional spectrum. He draws extensive praise as "a really good practitioner who knows his stuff," while clients note that he is "very approachable and personable in addition to being technically very strong" and "instils confidence in his clients that he and his team have everything under control.“

Ray is also known for being "actively engaged in the changing landscape of the regulatory environment" and "responds positively to the commercial pressures facing in-house counsel, providing specialised guidance rather than pure advocacy.“  His team is known for “their rich experience and expertise in insurance law, their broad international network and their approachable, client-centric ways of working."
Ray is a prolific author, having authored or co-authored over 100 journal articles and conference papers.

Awards & Recognition

  • Australasian Lawyer (5 Star insurance lawyer) 2021-present
  • Australasian Lawyer (Insurance Innovator) 2022
  • AILA Shona Wilde Award – 2019
  • Chambers Asia-Pacific – 2010-present
  • Legal 500 – 2010-present
  • Legal 500 – Hall of Fame
  • Best Lawyers – Lawyer of the Year, Insurance Sydney 2013
  • Best Lawyers – Insurance – 2011-present
  • Best Lawyers – Dispute Resolution – 2014-present
  • Best lawyers – Alternative Dispute Resolution - 2014-present
  • Doyles Guide – Leading Professional Indemnity lawyers – 2019-present
  • Euromoney's guide to the World's Leading Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers – 2011-present

Speaking Engagements

  • Ray regularly presents on insurance topics (too many to list). He has been a regular speaker at the prestigious AILA Annual General Insurance Year in Review since 2006. Other recent engagements include:
  • 9th AIDA Europe Conference, Zurich – “Financial lines insurance for Web 3.0/the Metaverse” – October 2022
  • AILA National Conference 2022 – “Climate Change: Issues for insurers” – August 2022


  • AILA/AIDA (NSW Committee member)
  • Asia-Pacific Chair of the AIDA Financial Lines Working Group
  • Reinsurance Discussion Group
  • FSC (Life Regulatory Affairs Working Group)
Areas of expertise
General Insurance
Life Insurance
Financial Services Regulation
Financial Lines
Academic Qualifications
BSc, LLB(Hons)
Year Admitted
Admitted as a solicitor in December 1996
Professional Organisation
Norton Rose Fulbright
Ray has been an insurance and financial services partner since 2008.
Professional Contact
Website: nortonrosefulbright.com
Email: ray.giblett@nortonrosefulbright.com
Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/raymond-giblett-17a1ba18