Daniel Stoddart


Qualifications: BEcon, GradDipLaw


Daniel is an experienced insurance lawyer with close to 20 years advising clients on insurance litigation. He specialises in catastrophic claims, indemnity issues, fraudulent and complex economic loss claims. He has particular expertise in compulsory third party claims, public liability claims, property damage recovery actions, and defending section 151Z recovery actions.

Daniel is well known for his pragmatic approach to claims, his advocacy and his technical knowledge. He advises large national insurers and self-insured corporates.

Daniel has acted for insurers in many leading decisions in the Court of Appeal and also regularly manages special projects for insurers. He is also a sought after speaker with respect to claims management issues.

Awards and recognition

Australasian Lawyer 2022
Recognised – 5-Star Personal Injury Lawyers
Doyle's Guide to the Australian Legal Profession 2020-2022
Leading Compulsory Third Party Insurance Lawyers – Defendant (New South Wales)

Latest thinking

Statutory Insurance | 18 Mar 2022

False or Misleading Exemption - Decision to deny discretionary exemption set aside (Clone)

The first defendant alleged he sustained injuries in a motor vehicle accident on 24 April 2013 including a back injury.