Andrew Honey

Senior Associate


Andrew began with McCabes in 2022 and brings more than four years' experience acting for national and global insurers, underwriting agencies, discretionary mutuals, and claims managers.

He has acted in subrogated recovery and defence short-tail motor disputes, property damage claims, consumer law actions, and public liability matters for the insurer in most Australian jurisdictions. Andrew is fond of running fire damage matters and is particularly adept in the analysis of expert evidence.

In recent years, Andrew developed valuable skill in providing comprehensive, actionable coverage advice across a range of risk situations including breach of contract, consumer law, and public liability.

Andrew was recently seconded to one of McCabes' global insurer clients, where he managed claims involving defective works, complex property damage and consequential loss, catastrophic injury and death, defamation, racial discrimination, information technology disputes, bullying and psychological injury, management committee liability, multi-insurer large-scale resources infrastructure disputes, and many more.

Andrew graduated from Monash University with a Bachelor of Laws (with Honours) and a Diploma of Languages. He was admitted as a lawyer of the Supreme Court of Victoria in 2017 and is a current candidate for the Master of Laws. He maintains membership with the Law Institute of Victoria and is a previous editorial committee member of the Monash University Law Review.

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