Our People

We have a team of very experienced lawyers and a very low level of turnover. Our specialised approach means that our lawyers are truly specialists.

We are a values based firm. We never take a client or a member of staff for granted. We work hard to build trusting relationships with our clients, staff and other stakeholders based upon courtesy, respect and professionalism. 

Andrew Sawkins Managing Director Melbourne office
Home Insurance, Property Damage Recovery, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Product Liability, Building Disputes, Consumer Law Disputes, Indemnity Disputes and Policy Interpretation, Fraud & Investigations, Strategic Advice
+61 3 9947 4550
Paul Singam Principal Lawyer Melbourne office
Indemnity Disputes, Motor Vehicle Claims, Property Damage Recovery, Fraud & Investigations
+61 3 9947 4551
James Mulcahy Principal Lawyer Melbourne office
Property Damage Defended Claims, Property Damage Recovery, Defending “Recovery Agent” Claims, Defending Credit Hire Car Claims, Indemnity Disputes, Claims Involving Issues of Fraud, “Inevitable Accident” Claims, Home Insurance Recoveries, Policy and Legislative Interpretation
+61 3 9947 4530
Kirsty Henshall Principal Lawyer Melbourne office
Indemnity Disputes, Motor Vehicle Claims, Property Damage Recovery, Fraud & Investigations
+61 3 9947 4554
Drina Govic Principal Lawyer Melbourne office
Home Insurance, Property Damage Recovery, Product Liability, Building Disputes, Consumer Law Disputes, Water Claims, Indemnity Disputes, Fraud & Investigations, Public Liability
+61 3 9947 4573
Fred van Reede Practice Leader Brisbane office
Commercial Litigation, Insurance Disputes, Personal Injury, Public and Product Liability, Property Damage Recovery, Insurance Fraud and Investigation, Dispute Resolution, Multi-Jurisdictional Commercial Debt Recovery
+61 7 3330 9170
Geoff Horne Special Counsel Melbourne office
Home Insurance, Commercial Insurance, Product Liability, Public Liability and Personal Injury, Professional Indemnity, Building Disputes, Consumer Law Disputes, VWA/TAC Recovery Actions, Defending statutory prosecutions
+61 3 9947 4523
Jacqueline Paterson Senior Associate Melbourne office
Motor Vehicle Insurance, Motor Vehicle Defence Work, Property Damage Recovery, Indemnity Disputes
+61 3 9947 4590
Daniel Unger Senior Associate Melbourne office
Home Insurance, Property Damage Recovery, Product Liability, Building Disputes, Consumer Law Disputes, Water Claims, Indemnity Disputes, Fraud & Investigations, Motor Vehicle Insurance
+61 3 9947 4576
Virginia Waters Senior Associate Melbourne office
General Insurance Litigation, Property Damage Recovery and Defence, Defending “Recovery Agent” Claims, Defending Credit Hire Car Claims, Indemnity Disputes , Policy and legislative Interpretation, Insurance Fraud and Investigation
+61 3 9947 4531
Celine Thompson Senior Associate Brisbane office
Insurance Litigation, Motor Vehicle Claims, Property Damage Recovery and Defence, Strata Dispute Resolution, By-law Drafting and Advice, Property Disputes, Enforcement
+61 7 3330 9190
Spencer Pascal Senior Associate Sydney office
Insurance Litigation, Motor Vehicle Claims, Property Damage Recovery and Defence
+61 2 8047 2870
Jaslyn Wichura Senior Associate Brisbane office
Insurance Litigation, Motor Vehicle Claims, Property Damage Recovery and Defence
+61 7 3330 9180
Doran Yacobi Associate Melbourne office
Insurance Litigation, Motor Vehicle Claims, Property Damage Recovery and Defence
+61 3 9947 4504
Jessica Flader Associate Melbourne office
Home Insurance, Property Damage Recovery, Product Liability, Building Disputes, Consumer Law Disputes, Water Claims
+61 3 9947 4519
Lucy Aldred Lawyer Melbourne office
Insurance Litigation, Motor Vehicle Claims, Defending Credit Hire Car Claims
+61 3 9947 4513
Justin Khouri Lawyer Melbourne office
Insurance Litigation, Motor Vehicle Claims
+61 3 9947 4538
Daniel Giglia Lawyer Perth office
Insurance Litigation, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Damage Recovery
+61 8 6165 2491
Hamish Davies Lawyer Sydney office
Insurance Litigation, Motor Vehicle Claims
+61 2 8047 2893
Laura Preston Lawyer Melbourne office
Property damage recovery and defence, Defending “recovery agent” claims, Defending Credit Hire Car Claims
+61 3 9947 4561
Jessica Woods Lawyer Melbourne office
Insurance Litigation, Motor Vehicle Claims, Property Damage Recovery and Defence, Defending Credit Hire Car Claims
+61 3 9947 4510
Nathan Woods Lawyer Sydney office
Insurance litigation, Property damage, Credit hire car claims
+61 2 8047 2892
Isabelle Hayes Lawyer Melbourne office
Insurance Litigation, Motor Vehicle Claims, Defending Credit Hire Car Claims
+61 3 9947 4565
Ray Richards Legal Executive Melbourne office
Motor Vehicle Property Damage, Insurance Recovery, Insurance Defences, Insurance Disputes
+61 3 9947 4564
Liz Clancy Senior Law Clerk Melbourne office
Motor Vehicle Property Damage Claims, Insurance Recovery and Defences, Insurance Disputes
+61 3 99474534

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