about allegiant irs
About us

Who we are.

Allegiant IRS is an Australian owned and operated insurance and risk advisory firm established by McCullough Robertson. Allegiant IRS was established to offer clients a specialised insurance advisory service, providing high quality insurance solutions in conjunction with our strategic legal partner, McCullough Robertson.

Allegiant IRS act solely for our clients to design, negotiate and place insurance solutions.

We are passionate about acting for our clients, providing access to a global network of relationships backed by one of Australia’s largest commercial law firms while preserving a personalised approach to service.  Allegiant IRS, in conjunction with McCullough Robertson’s Insurance and Corporate Risk group, can:

  • develop appropriate insurance solutions, risk minimisation and transfer strategies
  • develop contracting pillars to manage contract risks
  • undertake contract reviews and
  • act on behalf of clients in respect of claims.

Our commitment is to deliver insurance solutions across a diverse range of industry sectors.

Without exception, we are driven by the needs of our clients.  We seek to work with companies who value developing effective insurance solutions to support their business requirements.

We hold an Australian Financial Services Licence (No. 454566) issued by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) to deal in and provide advice in relation to insurance products to corporate clients.

Our people

Key contacts.

Brad Russell.


When it comes to insurance and risk management, industry knowledge is as important as technical ability. Brad Russell is known for bringing both to clients across a broad range of industries.

As a partner at McCullough Robertson, and head of the firm’s Insurance and Corporate Risk Group, Brad focuses on risk management, corporate insurance programs, due diligence and the development and delivery of tailored insurance programs for the firm’s clients.

He designs innovative insurance structures for companies participating in the mining and energy, infrastructure, construction and financial services industries and also advises on the insurance and risk management issues associated with corporate governance compliance.

By virtue of his insurance product knowledge he brings to clients a thorough understanding of insurance claims response and practice and is retained by many high profile industry clients to represent them on their claims. Working in conjunction with Allegiant IRS, Brad applies his in-depth understanding of the clients’ business, insurance and risk profiles to ensure the most appropriate and flexible insurance programs are placed.

For more information about Brad’s legal expertise, please click here.

Ian Dobbs.


Ian has more than 34 years’ general insurance experience with both international insurance broking firms and insurance companies. For the past 20 years he has worked in the corporate sector of the insurance industry.

Ian’s roles have ranged from broking, claims, and underwriting, to sales and management. Ian’s underwriting experiences have provided him with technical knowledge across a broad range of products. This extensive knowledge provides Ian with a competitive edge as a broker. His claims roles were invaluable as these developed effective communication skills whilst seeing firsthand the workings of various products within the applications of the Australian legal system.

Ian has a proven track record combining strong product knowledge with excellent negotiation skills to identify and maximise key coverages and deliver results in high-pressure, target-based environments.

Ian aims to provide not only financial risk solutions but also to assist in the growth and development of his clients’ businesses. This is achieved through the provision of flexible, economical, robust risk transfer solutions that are aligned with organisational long-term objectives.

Working together

Partners &

In providing our services, we use proven partners to ensure our clients are beneficiaries of the best possible advice, products and outcomes.

Our key partner is McCullough Robertson

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