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Jack Fairweather

Senior Associate Insurance | Brisbane
07 3014 6594 jfairweather@mcw.com.au Download vCard

Jack Fairweather acts primarily for insurance clients in public and product liability, professional indemnity and subrogated recovery matters.

He provides comprehensive advice on a range of indemnity, liability, quantum and evidence issues. Jack is a meticulous solicitor who has a strong understanding of the insurance industry.

Jack has a particular interest in technical litigation and claims arising out of construction incidents, hotels and licensed premises, schools, sporting associations, transportation and associated indemnity implications. Jack is currently acting for a number of schools and educational institutions.

Jack imparts a particular emphasis on practicality in the advice that he provides

Jack's Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Business, Queensland University of Technology
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland

Jack's Expertise

  • Public Liability Claims Coverage and Risk
  • Professional Indemnity
  • Transport Insurance
  • Property Damage and Recovery Claims
  • General Policy Coverage Advice

Jack's Leadership

  • Member, AILA Queensland Committee
  • Member, Young Insurance Professionals
  • Member, Queensland Law Society

Jack's recent publications

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  1. Skydiver Goes Down in Victorian Supreme Court

    15 Feb 2021

    In unfortunate circumstances, Hayley Marks (the Plaintiff) was significantly injured when she landed hard on the ground during a tandem skydiving jump. The Plaintiff had booked the skydiving tour as a surprise for her partner’s 30th birthday. Though...

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    26 Nov 2020

    The New South Wales Court of Appeal has recently delivered judgment in the decision of Dickson v Northern Lakes Rugby League Sport & Recreation Club Inc [2020] NSWCA 294 In tragic circumstances, the Appellant (Mr Dickson) sustained significant head...

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  3. NSW Court of Appeal Offers a COVID-19 Remedy

    20 Nov 2020

    The New South Wales Court of Appeal recently handed down judgment in the highly anticipated test case of HDI Global Specialty SE v Wonkana No. 3 Pty Ltd [2020] NSWCA 296. In a big win for insureds amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the NSW Court of Appeal has...

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