Joe Mancuso


Qualifications: LLB

Fluent in: Italian - Conversational


Joe has more than 23 years' experience advising insurers on large and complex claims under CTP and statutory classes of insurance. He also advises on commercial insurance and indemnity claims, and property damage.

Joe is well known for his practical approach to claims, advocacy skills and technical knowledge in all aspects of claims. Joe regularly appears as a CARS advocate, and on occasions against senior counsel.

Joe works primarily with insurers in the CTP and general liability space.


  • Acting for insurers in many leading decisions in the Court of Appeal and High Court.
  • Manages special projects for insurers.
  • Successfully defending several multi-million dollar claims involving significant liability and quantum disputes.
  • Regularly performing training programs and reviews on a wide range of claims management, settlement strategies, liability and quantum assessments.

Awards and recognition

Doyle's Guide to the Australian Legal Profession 2020 and 2022
Compulsory Third Party Insurance Lawyers – Defendant (New South Wales)

Latest thinking

Statutory Insurance | 24 Sep 2018

IAG Ltd t/as NRMA Insurance v Abiad

Justice Harrison of the Supreme Court NSW handed down judgment in the matter of IAG Ltd t/as NRMA Insurance v Abiad [2018] NSWSC 1422 on 21 September 2018.