Matthew Capannolo

Senior Associate

Qualifications: JD, BCom


Matthew has acted for several large insurers and their insureds in a range of property, liability and indemnity disputes. He has a broad practice in both recovery and defended claims, as well as advising on claims management and indemnity issues.

Matthew’s practice centres around delivering an excellent service to his clients, with a strong focus on technical precision, commercial efficiency and timeliness.  Matthew is a strong advocate and has a range of experience in all Victorian courts and tribunals.


  • Acting for insurers in a number of litigated disputes involving general liability, professional indemnity and defective building claims in all Victorian jurisdictions.
  • Acting for several public sector (government and not-for-profit) clients defending claims involving Freedom of Information requests and compliance, health record and privacy breaches, and discrimination.
  • Advising on complex commercial property recoveries and defended matters involving property damage, personal injury and resultant losses.
  • Advising on indemnity disputes involving allegations of non-disclosure, policy interpretation, criminal conduct and fraud.