We understand that one size does not fit all.
We work with some of the largest brands in the country, while also managing some of the bigger franchise groups in the commercial and retail industry. We regularly attend retail and franchise trade shows and industry conferences to stay connected to our clients.
More than 1,200 new retail and hospitality establishments have opened since 2013, while the total floor space in these sectors has risen to nearly 3 million square metres.
We hold a 99% retention rate of our clients in the retail sector.
Through our personalised service, regular client visits, and hands on claims handling, we will help you through the most challenging times your business might face.
Your expert in Corporate & Commercial
Vishal is an Director and an equity holder of McLardy McShane. Vishal joined the group in 2012 and has been in the insurance industry since 1999.
Vishal is responsible for team management, insurer relationships and major client support.
Throughout his career, he has attained valuable experience previously working as an underwriter with Ansvar Insurance and prior to that with a global insurance broker called Willis. Vishal has managed large teams and has also developed and launched new products into the market with impressive results.
Vishal chose to be in the insurance industry at a very young age as he studied insurance as an undergraduate at Deakin University Burwood, Victoria. He is now a Qualified Practising Insurance Broker (QPIB), with a Diploma of Financial Services (Insurance Broking). He also holds a Fellowship with the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (Fellow).
Committed to the Insurance industry, he also has participated in the NIBA mentoring program and currently sits on the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance Faculty Advisory Board (FAB) & the NIBA Victorian Committee.
Married with a son and a self-confessed sports nut, Vishal loves cricket, Golf and AFL, so he fits right into McLardy McShane!
We understand the cyclical nature of the commercial and retail industry. As you face challenges presented by technology and internet competition, we understand the need to innovate with you.
Personal service, tailored approach.
We can tailor an insurance solution that covers property, public & products liability; fire, burglary & water damage; and the often forgotten reputation risk. We understand the unique issues you face.
Public & Products Liability
General Business Insurance
We commenced our relationship with McLardy McShane several years ago. They are without doubt the most proactive and responsive insurance brokers I have personally ever dealt with, and as an added bonus, they are incredibly nice to deal with. When we have needed them, they have responded immediately with practical advice that I know has helped us avoid potential claims. I have no hesitation in recommending them for any of your insurance needs.Jackie Hall - General Manager People & Operations, Marshall White