Daniel is not only reliable but incredibly dedicated to his work, completing all tasks with a positive and pragmatic attitude.

Daniel is a Principal of the firm's Insurance team specialising in defendant personal injury matters, particularly CTP and public liability claims. He has practised as a solicitor in civil litigation for over ten years across multiple jurisdictions, including Queensland, New South Wales and the United Kingdom.

Daniel's focus is on early and cost-effective resolutions of claims, and he has extensive experience advocating his client's interests at mediation and settlement conferences. Where a settlement cannot be achieved, Daniel will protect his clients' interests through to trial.

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Qualifications

Bachelor Of Laws, Queensland University Of Technology
Master Of Laws, Queensland University Of Technology
Solicitor Of The Supreme Court Of Queensland
Solicitor Of The High Court Of Australia

Community Involvement

Member, Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance
Member, Australian Insurance Law Association
Member, Young Insurance Professionals Australia and New Zealand
Member, Queensland Law Society

Client Solutions

Insurer
claim fraud
Client problem

Daniel's client faced a large claim from a fraudulent claimant, exaggerating their injuries' nature and extent.

outcome achieved

Daniel gathered extensive evidence demonstrating the claimant's deliberate exaggerations, where the matter then proceeded to trial before the Supreme Court. When confronted with the overwhelming evidence by Daniel, the claimant abandoned their claim three days into the trial. This resulted in the judgement being awarded in favour of his client.

Insurer
LITIGATION
Client problem

Daniel's client faced a complex, high-value claim which presented a significant risk of an adverse outcome at trial.

outcome achieved

Daniel successfully negotiated a favourable settlement at mediation, mitigating against risk and uncertainty of trial, saving significant legal costs.

Insurer
LITIGATION
Client problem

Daniel's client was dealing with a claimant exhibiting unreasonable expectations and was unwilling to settle.

outcome achieved

Daniel proceeded to defend the matter to trial. He managed to obtain a more favourable outcome than offers to settle from his client, resulting in costs being awarded in their favour.

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Brisbane

(07) 3231 0640