Highly dedicated to his work, Trenton’s attention to detail to his clients and cases make him one of the most knowledgeable professionals in the business.. 

Trenton is a Principal in the firm's Insurance division. With a keen mind for getting to the heart of a dispute, he relishes in complex considerations of causation, liability and quantum in particularly difficult claims, and has a keen interest in developing technology and its intersection with the law.

Trenton provides advice and steers litigation for large insurers in high quantum disputes. He also assists in the conferencing, mediation and dispute resolution of matters within property insurance disputes.

In addition to his insurance work, Trenton also has a profound interest in emergent technology, including intellectual property and copyright online, privacy, media law, defamation and regulation of the Internet. He is often called upon to provide advice on the implementation of ‘best practice’ privacy, copyright and intellectual property safeguards for both companies and individuals.

Trenton is qualified in both law and psychology, providing a unique perspective when mediating and litigating disputes and overall dispute resolution. He exhibits clever judgement and has been involved in numerous landmark decisions on the assessment of quantum in personal injury matters, achieving outstanding results on behalf of his clients.

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CAREER highlights

Qualifications

  • Bachelor Of Behavioural Science, Griffith University
  • Bachelor Of Laws, Griffith University
  • Master Of Laws, Queensland University Of Technology
  • Graduate Diploma Of Legal Practice, College Of Law

Awards and recognition

  • 2019 Finalist, Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards - Insurance

community involvement

  • Director, Brain Injury Foundation
  • Member, Australian Insurance Law Association
  • Member, Queensland Law Society
  • Member, Australian And New Zealand Institute Of Insurance And Finance

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Client Solutions

Insurer
insurance
Client problem

One of the first-ever decisions on the calculation of economic loss under section 55 of the Civil Liability Act.

outcome achieved

With Trenton's assistance, this decision set the landscape for calculating economic loss in injury claims in Queensland.

Local Government
litigation
Client problem

A Court of Appeal matter concerning the conduct of litigation. 

outcome achieved

During the trial, the Plaintiff attempted to adduce evidence concerning additional injuries and assessment, which was allowed by the trial judge. The Court of Appeal reversed this course of action when Trenton assisted in setting out the proper manner of conducting evidence and disclosure in civil litigation.

Start-Up Tech Business
privacy
Client problem

The client was hacked, and malware was inserted into their website, diverting the financial details of their clients.

outcome achieved

Trenton assisted the client in resolving the issue and effectively advising their clients on what had occurred. He reported the matter to the authorities and self-reported the data breach to the OAIC with satisfactory results.

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Trenton Schreurs's INSIGHTS

General Practitioner Ordered to Pay Compensation for Online Breach of Medical Privacy
Ready or Not, Here We Come: The Top 10 Questions About Being Served With a Request for Trial Date Answered
Plaintiff Without Credit Awarded Nothing

February 12, 2020

Defamation, Digital Law

The Cost Of A False Google Review? $750,000!

February 11, 2020

Digital Law, Defamation

If A Judge Says Don’t Post, Don’t Post

November 21, 2019

Digital Law

Disney+ Hacking – Eligible Data Breaches

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Brisbane

07 3014 6510