Matt O'Donnell Matt O'Donnell

Matt O'Donnell

Associate Insurance | Brisbane
07 3014 6536 modonnell@mcw.com.au Download vCard

Matt is an Associate in the Commercial Litigation and Insurance Team and specialises in professional indemnity, life insurance, commercial litigation and dispute resolution.  Matt also has experience acting in disciplinary proceedings and acting for professional indemnity and public liability insurers in defending claims brought under the Personal Injuries Proceedings Act 2002 (Qld).

Matt acts for a broad range of insurer and commercial clients and has experience acting in complex and large scale litigation.

He has an eye for detail in investigating claims and focuses on providing cost effective strategic advice and commercial outcomes.

Matt's Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Queensland
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, College of Law
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland

Matt's Expertise

  • Professional Indemnity
  • Life Insurance
  • Commercial litigation and dispute resolution

Matt's Leadership

  • Member, Queensland Law Society 

Matt's recent publications

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  1. How “light” is light?

    31 Jul 2018

    Carroll v united super pty ltd [2018] NSWSC 403 The Decision In Carroll v United Super Pty Ltd, Mr Carroll successfully established that he was totally and permanently disabled (TPD) under the terms of the relevant trust deed and policy. Background Mr...

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  2. Deferring the Assessment Date – Wilkin v TAL Life Limited & Ors

    31 Oct 2016

    On 24 June 2016, Dorney DCJ handed down his decision in Wilkin v TAL Life Limited & Ors,[1] referring the matter back to TAL to determine whether Mr Wilkin was Totally and Permanently Disabled (TPD) within the meaning of the relevant policy of...

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