Senior Solicitor - Litigation

Medical Negligence Litigation, Public Liability Litigation, Employment Law Advice, Workers Compensation, Catastrophic Injury Litigation arising from Motor Vehicle and/or Train Accidents, Dust Diseases Litigation, Construction Disputes,

Practice Strengths

  • Medical Negligence Litigation
  • Public Liability Litigation
  • Employment Law Advice
  • Workers Compensation
  • Catastrophic Injury Litigation arising from Motor Vehicle and/or Train Accidents
  • Dust Diseases Litigation
  • Construction Disputes

Qualifications

  • LLB (Adelaide)
  • Accredited Specialist (Personal Injury) since 1993

Biography

  • Admitted as a solicitor in 1971
  • Has been the Senior Litigation Partner in several city firms for more than 30 years
  • Gained wide experience in personal injury litigation work acting for major insurers whilst working for Blake Dawson Waldron and Einfelds
  • Expanded the personal injury area of the practice at Einfelds acting for personal clients in motor vehicle, medical negligence, industrial accidents and public liability litigation
  • Served on the Court's Committee of the Law Society of NSW and was appointed to the sub-committee of the Law Society dealing with the introduction and subsequent demise of the WorkCover and TransCover legislation
  • On joining the Firm of Dexter Healey was instrumental in the Firm's selection to represent the State Rail Authority of NSW (SRA) on its Workers' Compensation, Public Liability and Dust Diseases Panels
  • Subsequently appointed as Head Dust Diseases Solicitor overseeing 3 other panel solicitors in respect to dust diseases matters for the SRA
  • Has successfully conducted major litigation in the NSW Supreme Court, NSW Court of Appeal and High Court in the areas of medical negligence, public liability, motor accident, dust diseases and construction litigation
  • Represented the SRA of NSW at the Inquiry by Mr Jackson QC into the Medical Research and Compensation Foundation set up by the Hardies Group of Companies for the Compensation of Victims contracting asbestos-related conditions
  • Has represented the SRA at several coronial enquiries and WorkCover prosecutions
  • Has headed up the firm's Personal Injuries Group since 1 January 2010

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