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Geoff Horne

Special Counsel

Qualifications

Queensland Barristers Admission Board

Admission Date

1992 - Queensland

Areas of Expertise

  • 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

About Geoff

Geoff joined Ligeti Partners after relocating to Melbourne from Queensland, where he was a Principal and the Managing Partner of a mid-sized law firm located in Southport.

The majority of Geoff’s career has involved insurance/indemnity/liability related work for both Defendants and Plaintiffs, encompassing significant numbers of professional indemnity, public liability and personal injury/medical malpractice claims.

Geoff has conducted, supervised and/or mentored both junior and senior professional staff in the conduct of many hundreds of individual claims (including motor vehicle, public liability, medical negligence and Workcover matters) as well as professional negligence and commercial litigation claims.

Geoff has strong advocacy, negotiation and influencing skills. He has substantial experience conducting detailed investigations of insurance claims and disputes, and in writing comprehensive advices and recommendations. He understands the need to provide timely, accurate and commercially pragmatic advice, to establish and regularly review accurate reserves and to develop and adopt strategies which eliminate unnecessary claim and legal costs.

Geoff was accredited as a Personal Injury Law Specialist by the Queensland Law Society in 1998.

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