We combine thoughtful advice, risk insights and fierce advocacy for our client in the insurance market

PSC Paragon is a division of PSC Insurance Brokers (“PSC”), a joint initiative by PSC Insurance Brokers (Australia) and Paragon International Insurance Brokers (UK). Together, we deliver tailored services and resources for Australian businesses through PSC’s 20 offices with over 100 colleagues in London specialising in management, legal, cyber and M&A transactional risks.

We work with growth stage and ASX listed companies as well as M&A legal advisors and financial sponsors. Our experience solving complex risks enables us to bring innovation and insight to our clients’ insurance placement.

We specialise in negotiating and placing insurance solutions for:

Directors’ and Officers’ Liabilities
(“D&O”)

For growth stage private, pre-IPO and public companies.

Mergers & Acquisitions
(“W&I/Tax”)

Clear communication of insurers’ diligence expectations and detailed analysis of the transaction documents to maximise coverage.

Professional Indemnity

With experienced teams each specialising in the professional, technology, financial, healthcare and life science sectors.

Cyber Risks

Including partnerships with world-class legal and IT security experts to prepare, respond and recover from a breach.

Rhys James

Managing Principal

Rhys is the Managing Principal of PSC Paragon (Australia), a joint initiative by PSC Insurance Brokers (Australia) and Paragon International Insurance Brokers (UK), which provides specialist insurance advice to growth stage and ASX listed companies as well as M&A legal advisors and financial sponsors in Australia.

Rhys has 20+ years’ insurance broking experience and has worked in London (where he was a Partner at Paragon) and Sydney. Rhys provides specialist insurance counsel and advocacy to finance and legal executives, GRC professionals as well as Australian M&A legal advisors and financial sponsors.

Rhys is a qualified CPA (Australia), holds a degree in Accounting and Business Strategy & Economic Management from the University of New South Wales and has undertaken studies at the London School of Economics on M&A law.

Having spent almost a decade living abroad with his family, Rhys is enjoying the work (and coffee) in Australia again.

“The tireless pursuit of moving from risk to resilience. This is our specialty and it is how we create sustainable business value for our clients.”

Level 10, 189 Kent Street,
Sydney NSW 2000

0498 365 377

[email protected]

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PSC Paragon – a specialist PSC Insurance Brokers Division

PSC Paragon is a specialist insurance broker in the Australian marketplace.

Protecting Your Local Business with Our Global Experience

PSC Paragon provides trusted insurance advice and risk management strategies to keep your business protected.

When you work with us, you work alongside a group of diverse and driven brokers. Our team spans from competent and ambitious newcomers who bring with them fiery dedication, to those with a great deal of experience and unrivalled industry knowledge. What brings us together is our commitment to providing the highest quality service to each of our clients, and our shared passion for insurance.

We go beyond providing surface-level insurance advice. Our clients are at the centre of everything we do, and we act as a dependable business advisor they can rely on. Each day, your business, assets and people are exposed to a wide range of risks. We make it our mission to keep these aspects of your business protected, so even when challenges arise, you can continue to focus on doing what you do best.

Our brokers do this by taking the time to understand all the facets of your business, which means they can find the most suitable insurance program. We also leverage these insights, including your business journey and staff employed, to suggest ways to future-proof your business with risk management strategies.

We Make it Personal

At PSC Paragon, we go the extra mile to add real value for our clients. Their business is their livelihood, and as their broker, we truly care about helping them protect everything they have worked so hard to build.

We recognise the total cost of risk varies between businesses, and our brokers work to understand your specific circumstances. With this knowledge, we develop tailored strategies for best protecting your business.

When you choose to source your cover through PSC Paragon, you choose a full-service approach to insurance and risk management. With this comes the assurance that your business is in capable hands.

We know that things can go wrong at any time, which is why our services do not stop at matching you with insurance cover. Even when it occurs outside of work hours, our team are always available to provide the quality service our clients know and love – when they need it the most.

We pride ourselves in developing long lasting relationships with clients. As their business grows and their risks change, we are by their side to continue to provide trusted and current risk management advice. Most importantly, if at any point you need to make a claim, we negotiate with the insurer on your behalf, so you can get back to business sooner.

INSURANCE SPECIALITIES

We have local knowledge coupled with a national network of risk management specialists and access to insurance policies to match your requirements.

SPEAK TO A SPECIALIST

Our Risk Management Solutions

Risks come hand-in-hand with running a business. The business landscape can be unpredictable, volatile and complex. If you want to future-proof your company, managing, minimising and mitigating risk is imperative. At PSC Trade Credit Risk, we help you do just that, and provide the specialist advice needed to help keep your business protected.

We practice a holistic approach to risk management, considering all facets of your business and recommending the most appropriate proactive and practical ways to keep you protected. This is formally achieved through the creation of a risk management plan, which is used to establish clear procedures for identifying and avoiding potential threats, minimising the impact of unwanted events if they do occur, and coping with the outcomes.

Having this in place gives businesses the confidence that they can continue to move forward, set new goals and progress in their industry without their income and assets being at risk.

We Add Value to Your Business

We use our knowledge of your unique needs to source the most appropriate cover for your business. As established specialists in the field and a part of the wider PSC Insurance Group, we leverage our access to policies and industry connections to secure your business competitively priced cover.

If your business faces more unusual risks, which can be difficult to place, we can use our global networks to achieve what may otherwise be unattainable outcomes.