Andrew Orr

Principal  |  Life Insurance

(07) 3014 6512

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Andrew is a pragmatic and dependable lawyer who is passionate about succeeding for his clients.

Andrew is a Principal within the firm's Commercial team, having joined the Brisbane office in 2011. Specialising in professional indemnity, life insurance and commercial litigation, Andrew is a pragmatic and passionate lawyer. He has built a strong reputation amongst major insurers across Australia and the United Kingdom.

Andrew is known for his commitment to deliver commercial advice and results to clients.

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Qualifications

Bachelor Of Science, The University Of Queensland
Juris Doctor, The University Of Queensland
Solicitor Of The Supreme Court Of Queensland and High Court Of Australia

Community Involvement

Member, Australian Life Underwriting And Claims Association Inc
Member, Queensland Law Society

Client Solutions

Insurer
insurance
Client problem

Andrew's clients were the respondents to an application seeking disclosure of highly confidential and commercially sensitive agreements in place between them under the 'trust documents' rule.  

outcome achieved

Andrew successfully opposed the application in the Supreme Court of Queensland and thereby resisted disclosure of the said documents, avoiding further protracted and costly litigation.

Insurer
Employment
Client problem

Andrea's client needed defending from a complicated appeal in the Superannuation Complaints Tribunal before the Full Federal Court of Australia. 

outcome achieved

Andrew successfully opposed the appeal.

Professional Indemnity Insurer
COMPANY POLICIES
Client problem

Andrew's client was a party to extensive Supreme Court litigation involving seven parties and complicated mortgage fraud. 

outcome achieved

Andrew resolved the claim at mediation on favourable terms within six months of being involved. 

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Andrew Orr's INSIGHTS

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"McInnes Wilson were extremely helpful and proactive in their communication, ensuring we were always fully informed."