Jennifer Hilliar



Jennifer is a Lawyer in the McCabes insurance division. She works on a diverse portfolio of litigated and non-litigated personal injury matters in the NSW District and Supreme Courts.

Jennifer graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry) and was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court in April 2022. She joined McCabes in October 2022, and was promoted to Lawyer in May 2023. Prior to working at McCabes, she completed her PLT with Redfern Legal Centre's Financial Abuse Team, assisting with a range of credit and debt matters.

She now works on a variety of government and non-government public liability matters. Bilingual and with a background in community legal centres, Jennifer brings an out-of-the-box approach to her work. She is passionate about delivering results and meeting client needs.

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Hurdles that must be overcome by motor accident insurers in establishing contributory negligence

Case Note – Zaya v Damirdjian Judgment date: 11 October 2022 Citation: Zaya v Damirdjian [2022] NSWCA 203 Jurisdiction: Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of NSW Before: Bell CJ, Gleeson JA and Griffiths AJA Principles Expert evidence has a limited role to play in resolving liability issues in motor accident claims and will carry little […]

Published by Raissa Galang
26 October, 2022

It is not part of a medical assessor’s function to determine the scope of a motor accident

A claimant suffers psychological injury when he is threatened by a would be thief of his motor bike. Whether the medical assessor was justified in concluding that this was not a motor accident was answered by the Supreme Court in Bell v Allianz Insurance Australia Ltd. Judgment date: 18 August 2022 Citation: Bell v Allianz […]

Published by McCabes News
8 September, 2022

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