Drew has over 20 years’ experience as an insurance and commercial litigation lawyer. His area of focus has been the defence of professional negligence claims, directors' and officers' claims and medical malpractice.
His commercial dispute practice includes shareholder, partnership and joint venture disputes, domestic and commercial building disputes, injunctive and declaratory relief and administrative law.
Drew advises on risk management for professional service firms.
Drew has been recognised in The Best Lawyers in Australia in Insurance Law, Litigation and Professional Malpractice Litigation every year since 2011 and he was additionally listed for Ethics and Professional Responsibility Practice in 2019 and 2020. He is listed as a preeminent professional indemnity lawyer in Queensland in Doyle's Guide to the Australian Legal Profession.
He is an associate of the Australian Property Institute, a member of the Australian Professional Indemnity Group and a committee member of the Queensland chapter of the Australian Insurance Law Association.
Awards and recognition
Best Lawyers in Australia 2011-2022Partner – Ethics and Professional Responsibility Practice ('Lawyer of the Year 2022'), Insurance Law, Litigation, Professional Malpractice Litigation
Doyle's Guide to the Australian Legal Profession 2020Professional Indemnity Lawyers (Queensland)
Corporate & Commercial | 5 Mar 2021
Directors of listed entities, and their insurers, are set to benefit from a relaxation of continuous disclosure laws, which are shortly to be made permanent under new legislation.