Special Counsel - Melbourne
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Peter has more than 30 years experience in providing underwriting and claims management expertise to the insurance industry, acting for insurers, insurance brokers and self-insured entities in the heavy transport and car rental industries. Peter deals with all aspects of transport insurance, from front end policy writing and advice on underwriting and compliance issues, to indemnity and liability disputes.
His expertise includes advising on:
insurance policy wording, compliance and construction;
insurance indemnity disputes;
liability disputes in major torts and catastrophic claims;
marine and freight claims;
fire and mechanical defect claims;
claims for personal injury arising from public and product liability; and
car rental agreements, including wording, compliance and construction, interpretation and liability.
As an industry expert, Peter has an excellent rapport with the key participants and he recognises the importance of having claims dealt with quickly and efficiently prior to the issue of litigation. As a result, Peter consistently achieves significant savings in legal costs for his clients.