Expertise

  • Insurance & risk

JC has been practising insurance law for more than 16 years in the areas of General Liability, Property and Business Interruption, Professional Liability (including D&O) and Cyber Insurance. He has been with Jackson McDonald for seven years and has been a Partner of Jackson McDonald’s Insurance & Risk Practice for the last three years.

JC has been an insurance litigator since 2006. During this time, he has instructed various counsel in several trials, appeals, arbitrations and coronial inquests whilst himself appearing as counsel at a Supreme Court trial and two Coronial Inquests. He has also appeared at more than 100 mediation conferences, pre-trial conferences and informal conferences.

JC has been involved in a wide variety of claims ranging from minor run of the mill personal injury claims to the defence of complex and high value claims against senior officers and directors of multi-national corporations, for alleged continuous disclosure breaches and insolvent trading.

Professional Associations & Memberships

Law Society of Western Australia

Member of the Australian Insurance Law Association

 

Awards & Rankings

Doyle's Guide Western Australia 2018 - Professional Indemnity Lawyers (Leading)

Best Lawyers Australia 2018 - Litigation 

Doyle's Guide Western Australia 2017 - Professional Indemnity 

Legal 500 Australia 2018 - Insurance