Steven has extensive experience within the insurance and commercial litigation arenas. His experience in both non-litigious and litigious claims extends to both insured and non-insured clients, across a range of State and Federal jurisdictions.
Since his admission in 2015, Steven has defended liability claims of all types, particularly complex, multi-party claims involving professional indemnity claims for various companies/individuals across a broad range of professions including but not limited to lawyers, accountants, strata/property/building managers, real estate agents, engineers, architects and builders. He has provided coverage advice to major insurers on multiple claims, including in respect of WorkSafe prosecutions and coronial inquiries. Steven has also pursued subrogation actions on behalf of insurers against various types of professionals, contractors and tradespersons and has acted in numerous dual insurance disputes for insurers.
Steven takes pride in listening carefully to his clients’ needs to best assist them. Steven’s approach to his practice is to focus on the bottom line for his clients, which includes achieving fast, cost effective resolutions to claims/matters, whether that be through formal and/or informal means of dispute resolution. Steven has a commitment to developing strong, meaningful and lasting working relationships with his clients.
Steven is a member of the Young Insurance Professionals Association and Australian Insurance Law Association and completes pro bono work at Gilchrist Connell.
Western Power burned after liability established for breach of duty of care — (2021) 16(9) CL 140
Bushfire illuminates delegability of duty and apportionability of nuisance claims; Case Note – Herridge v Electricity Networks Corp (2019) 16(2) CL 24