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Glen McAleese

Senior Associate Insurance | Brisbane
07 3014 6555 gmcaleese@mcw.com.au Download vCard

Glen specialises in insurance litigation, in particular personal injuries claims in the public liability and compulsory third party areas.

Glen has nearly 14 years post qualification experience advising insurers and plaintiff’s alike on all issues (including indemnity, liability, quantum and statutory interpretation) involving claims with respect to the Motor Accident Insurance Act 1994, Personal Injuries Proceedings Act 2002 and Civil Liability Act 2003. Glen acts on matters on behalf of clients from beginning to end, including advocating their interests at mediation and at trial and other Court appearances where necessary.  Recently Glen was involved with the case of George v Morgan & Anor [2016] QDC 52, in which judgment was found in favour of the defendant client. 

Glen's Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Queensland
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland
  • Solicitor of the High Court of Australia

Glen's Expertise

  • Public liability
  • Compulsory third party areas
  • Indemnity
  • Liability
  • Quantum and statutory interpretation

Glen's Leadership

  • Member,  Australian Insurance Law Association
  • Member, Queensland Law Society

Glen's recent publications

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  1. Video Alert | Law from the 'Dore Ep. 2 – Can a driver be put at fault for the actions of a passenger?

    19 Sep 2018

    Law from the 'dore PRESENTED BY MCINNES WILSON LAWYERS PRINCIPAL, Carl Moseling & associate, Hugh Powell. Lim v Cho [2018] NSW CA 145 What happened? Mr Lim, the passenger (plaintiff) and his wife Ms Cho (the defendant) were driving home from...

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  2. Are your relatives entitled to your pension if you die at the hands of negligence?

    03 Sep 2018

    Amaca Pty Ltd v Latz [2018] HCA 22 Mr Latz, a retired surveyor and public servant from the Adelaide suburb of Stonyfell, developed mesothelioma after being exposed to a James Hardie product in the mid-1970s while constructing a fence. At the time of...

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  3. Low impact does not equal injury

    04 Apr 2016

    George v Morgan & Anor [2016] QDC 52 FACTS There is no dispute as to the circumstances of the accident with liability being admitted by the Defendants. The accident occurred on 5 July 2013 in a petrol station, at the petrol bowsers. The at fault...

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