Amanda De Souza

Senior Associate

Qualifications: BCom, JD

Industries

Practices

Amanda has experience in personal injury, workers compensation/recovery, property damage (3rd party), product liability/recall and historical abuse claims, from both a plaintiff and defendant perspective.

She has worked on major claims involving catastrophic injuries and has expertise in obtaining specialised evidence on behalf of her clients.

Experience

  • Defending complex claims against elevator manufactures/service providers for injuries sustained by passengers and involving multiple parties.
  • Acting for pubs, clubs, supermarkets, cleaners and security guards in personal injury litigation.
  • Defending complext construction injury claims invovling mutple parties.
  • Defending an LPG gas supplier against a personal injury claim arising from a gas explosion and successfully having the claim against the insured dismissed during the early stages of litigation.
  • Successful defence of a claim against a large institutional bank for psychiatric injuries suffered by a customer during an armed hold up (Gary Nigel Roberts v Westpac Banking Corporation [2016] ACTCA 68).

Professional Membership

  • Women in Insurance