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.

  • Acting in a claim for in excess of $30 million for a brain damaged infant who developed selective mutism.
  • Acting for a large public utility company when they were denied indemnity by a CTP Insurer and successfully obtained indemnity and recovered indemnity costs.
  • Recovering a significant proportion of a claim from a General Practitioner that failed to notify the RMS that a patient had suffered fainting episodes after the patient lost control of his vehicle.
  • Successfully defended a claim in excess of $10 million that was caused by a driver’s heart attack.