Glen McAleese

Special Counsel  |  Insurance

(07) 3014 6555

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Glen maintains a professional stance throughout all situations, with his dedication and attention to detail being both highly regarded by clients and peers alike.

Glen is a Principal of the firm's Insurance team, focusing mainly on personal injury claims regarding public liability and compulsory third party matters. He has nearly 14 years of post-qualification experience advising insurers and plaintiff's alike on issues of indemnity, liability, quantum and statutory interpretation.

Glen acts on behalf of his clients from beginning to end, including advocating their interests at mediation, trial and other Court appearances where necessary.

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Qualifications

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

Community Involvement

Member, Australian Insurance Law Society
Member, Queensland Law Society

Client Solutions

Allianz
CTP insurance
Client problem

Glen's client, Allianz Insurance, was involved in a claim regarding an accident where the plaintiff was allegedly injured and seeking compensation.

outcome achieved

Glen helped Allianz successfully run the case stating no injury or disability of relevance could have been sustained in the accident based on the low velocity of impact. The Court agreed, with the judgement awarded in favour of Allianz and the plaintiff receiving nil.

Allianz
CTP INSURANCE
Client problem

Glen's client, Allianz Insurance, was involved in a trial regarding the causation of injury for the claimant.

outcome achieved

Allianz obtained judgment for the defendants, and the plaintiff was awarded nothing on a liability admitted matter. The Court accepted the defendant's submissions that any injury sustained by the plaintiff was not causative of loss and the complained ongoing symptoms allegedly caused by the accident were not related to the accident.

Allianz
CTP INSURANCE
Client problem

Glen's client, Allianz Insurance, was involved in a claim where the plaintiff asserted significant physical and psychiatric disability sustained during the accident.

outcome achieved

Glen assisted in disputing the issues of credit and reliability of the plaintiff. The Court did not accept the plaintiff's assertions, and a minimal award was made.

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Glen McAleese's INSIGHTS

February 3, 2021

CTP Insurance

Why No Steps in Time?
Be Wary Of Multiple Extension of Time Requests
With or Without – When Calculating Management Fees

April 30, 2020

Disputes and Insolvency

Insolvent Trading During COVID-19
Reconciling Physical Evidence And Witness Observations – The Importance Of Consistency

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

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Brisbane

(07) 3014 6555