About Bar Cover
The Barristers’ Sickness and Accident Fund was established in 1962 to provide sickness and accident insurance for members of the NSW Bar Association. The Fund is a separate entity to The NSW Bar Association and is managed by a trustee company, The Barristers Sickness and Accident Fund Pty Ltd. Seven Directors, who are practising barristers, control the Fund and determine both proposals and claims.
Bar Cover is a registered business name of Barristers Sickness & Accident Fund Pty Ltd. For our Business names and registration numbers click here.
Directors and Service Providers
Directors of Barristers Sickness and Accident Fund Pty Limited
Garry Rich SC (Chairman)
Nicholas Chen SC
Vanessa Whittaker SC
Steve Kerbel CA FCIS (Secretary)
Peter Hutley (Chief Risk Officer)
Underwriters at Lloyds
National Australia Bank
The Barristers Sickness and Accident Fund Pty Ltd is a general insurance company authorised by the Australian Prudential Authority (APRA).
Australian Financial Services Licence
The Barristers Sickness and Accident Fund Pty Ltd holds an Australian Financial Services Licence (AFSL 263713) issued by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).
External dispute resolution
The Barristers Sickness and Accident Fund Pty Ltd is a member of the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA).