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

Doyle's Guide to the Australian Legal Profession 2020-2021
Leading Compulsory Third Party Insurance Lawyers – Defendant (New South Wales)

Latest thinking

Statutory Insurance | 4 Oct 2018

The case of the Phantom Passenger

The respondent alleged he was a passenger in a vehicle involved in a motor vehicle accident on 20 November 2012. The appellant was the driver of that vehicle.