Lesley Barber Lesley Barber

Lesley Barber

Senior Associate Insurance | Brisbane
07 3231 0657 lbarber@mcw.com.au Download vCard

Prior to being admitted as a solicitor Lesley was a Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife for 15 years. Her medical background complements her current practice in workers compensation and employer liability law. Lesley has broad experience across all injury regimes – motor vehicle, public liability and employer liability.

Listed in The Best Lawyers in Australia 2020 for Insurance Law

Lesley's Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws (Honors), Queensland University of Technology
  • Graduate Diploma Legal Studies, Queensland University of Technology
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland
  • Solicitor of the High Court of Australia

Lesley's Expertise

  • Workers Compensation claims;
  • Public liability claims including indemnity issues;
  • CTP claims;
  • Mediations and alternative dispute resolution; and
  • Indemnity issues in relation to public liability claims.

Lesley's Leadership

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


Lesley's recent publications

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  1. Queensland Workers Compensation Scheme Changes – what you need to know!

    02 Sep 2016

    The Workers Compensation and Rehabilitation (National Injury Insurance Scheme) Amendment Bill 2016 was passed by the Queensland Parliament on 31 August 2016. The Act aims to achieve the following: It introduces into the worker’s compensation regime...

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