Tina Lung

Partner

Qualifications: LLB (Hons), BA

Fluent in: Mandarin - working proficiency

Practices

Tina is an experienced insurance litigator, specialising in the defence of personal injury claims on behalf of international and domestic insurers, and self-insured corporates and associations. She often provides advice on the interpretation of policy wording, coverage disputes, dual insurance and recovery.

She also advises on critical incident response, work health and safety investigations and coronial inquiries.

She works with a wide range of industries, with a particular focus on construction, sports & leisure, and hospitality & security sectors. Tina works closely with businesses and organisations to help them improve their incident management procedures and reduce risk.

Tina is a strategic litigator and a staunch advocate for her clients. She is trusted for her technical, highly strategic and commercially astute advice.

Experience

  • Acting for head contractors and subcontractors in respect of multi-party, high quantum claims arising from injuries sustained at construction sites. These matters often involve consideration of contractual indemnities and dual insurances issues.
  • Acting for sporting organisations in coronial inquests and Safe Work investigations.
  • Acting on behalf of gymnasiums and recreational facilities in respect of claims for injuries during training sessions and competitions, including fatal injuries giving rise to nervous shock and compensation to relatives proceedings, and injuries involving minors.
  • Advising contractors in SafeWork investigations in respect of serious injuries and fatalities that occur at worksites.
  • Advising community organisations and nursing homes in respect of coronial inquiries, requests for discovery and demands for compensation by potential nervous shock and dependency litigants following patient fatalities.
  • Acting on behalf of security contractors and hoteliers in relation to intentional tort actions.
  • Defending third parties against section 151Z recovery claims commenced by worker’s compensation insurers.

Professional Membership

  • Women in Insurance

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