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Terry Killian
Partner | Brisbane

Terry is a partner and the practice group leader of our Insurance team.

Terry has over 20 years litigation experience and, for the past 15 years, has focused predominantly on advising underwriters and self-insurers in the defence of damages claims.

Terry has an in-depth understanding of and expertise in the Personal Injuries Proceedings Act 2002, the Civil Liability Act 2003 and the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003.

Terry brings to clients a considerable depth of experience and a holistic understanding of insurers’ operational environments. Terry achieves outcomes for clients by effectively supervising his team. In the past three years, Terry has overseen the defence of approximately 350 claims.

Aside from pure claims management, Terry focuses on implementing risk management and compliance strategies to better protect and safeguard clients’ businesses. He has presented seminars, conducted audits and written strategic reports on risk management structures for a range of clients.

Terry is a member of the Queensland Law Society, The Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance and the Australian Insurance Law Association.

Terry is currently ranked by Doyle's Guide as a Leading Workplace Accident Insurance and WorkCover Lawyer (Defendant) - Queensland, 2015. Doyle's Guide also lists Terry as 'recommended' in the Leading Medical Negligence Lawyers (Defendant) - Brisbane for 2015.