Andrew practices in personal injury litigation on behalf of self insurers, employers, and WorkSafe Victoria and its agents, managing claims brought under the Accident Compensation Act 1985 (Vic) and the Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2013 (Vic).
Andrew has a strong knowledge of the breadth of issues involved in personal injury management across both statutory and common law claims. His understanding of the Victorian scheme, and particularly his appreciation of the demands upon self insurers navigating in that scheme, enables him to achieve consistently strong results that meet his client’s objectives.
His awareness of scheme issues generally led to the concept behind Hall & Wilcox’s award-winning RecoverEase platform, designed to help clients nationally identify potential recovery claims.
Andrew is a leading workers' compensation lawyer in Victoria in Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession.
- Acting for self-insurers, WorkSafe Victoria, its agents and employers in Victoria since 2006.
- Advising clients in relation to common law proceedings, and statutory claims for impairment benefits, weekly payments of compensation, return to work, permanent impairment, death claims, and medical and treatment disputes.
- Practicing in NSW for 5 years, acting for self insurers, insurers and employers in relation to workplace personal injury claims prior to commencing at Hall & Wilcox.
Awards and recognition
Doyle's Guide to the Australian Legal Profession 2020-2022Leading Workers Compensation Lawyers – Defendant (Victoria)
Insurance | 3 Nov 2023
The Victorian Government has introduced a new Bill that aims to modernise WorkCover laws to better respond to mental injury claims and reinforce the financial health of the workers’ compensation scheme.