Mark is a Partner in our Insurance Services Group and a member of our National Insurance Industry Group.
Mark has practised exclusively in the Insurance area for over 11 years. His expertise lies in representing and advising self-insurers on all aspects of claims under the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003, currently acting for three of the largest self-insured corporates in the Queensland scheme.
Mark also handles public liability claims under the Personal Injuries Proceedings Act 2002 as well as property damage claims, on behalf of insurers and corporates with significant deductibles, and acts for multiple clients in this regard.
He has particular expertise in dust diseases claims including both common law claims and statutory workers’ compensation claims against self-insurers. Mark has also pursued recovery actions against other parties regarding compensation paid.
Mark’s approach to claims management is based on his understanding of how the claims process needs to fit with an organisation’s wider strategy and objectives. Mark understands that managing claims is not enough and, therefore, he also focuses on managing outcomes for businesses and finding innovative solutions which extend beyond the claim itself. In all aspects of his practice, Mark focuses upon providing prompt commercial and practical advice.