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Andrew Gorman
Principal

Andrew Gorman

Andrew Gorman
Principal

Andrew Gorman

Meet Andrew

Andrew runs a busy practice representing a number of underwriters in motor vehicle public risk insurance claims. He provides advice on evidence management and assists underwriters with the implementation and restructuring of claims management procedures. He has devised and managed specialised processes...
David Burton
Partner, WA

David Burton

David Burton
Partner, WA

David Burton

Meet David

Since 1986, David has acted exclusively for insurers and self-insureds in the defence and management of general insurance, public liability, employer’s liability, workers’ compensation and compulsory third party motor vehicle claims. He is also widely regarded as a leading practitioner...
Peter Hunt
Principal

Peter Hunt

Peter Hunt
Principal

Peter Hunt

Meet Peter

Peter is the Practice Group Leader of the Statutory Insurance Group, specialising in CTP. In 2019 and 2020, Peter’s team was recognised by Doyle’s Guide as a First Tier Defendant CTP Team, based on client and peer feedback. In the...
Paul Wholohan
Special Counsel

Paul Wholohan

Paul Wholohan
Special Counsel

Paul Wholohan

Meet Paul

Paul’s comprehensive expertise in CTP claims has led to past appointment as a Claims Assessment and Resolutions Service (CARS) Assessor for the State Insurance Regulatory Authority (formerly the Motor Accidents Authority of NSW), a position he held from 2004 to...
Rod Carey
Special Counsel

Rod Carey

Rod Carey
Special Counsel

Rod Carey

Meet Rod

Rod had more than two decades of experience as a law clerk prior to completing his law degree. He has an excellent working knowledge of WA District Court procedure and the systems and processes which surround motor vehicle personal injury...
Vid Dragomirovic
Special Counsel

Vid Dragomirovic

Vid Dragomirovic
Special Counsel

Vid Dragomirovic

Meet Vid

Vid specialises in the area of motor vehicle insurance for major insurance companies. He acts for major Australian insurers in motor vehicle accident claims for personal injury and focuses on the progression of motor vehicle insurance matters to early resolution....
Helen Huang
Senior Associate

Helen Huang

Helen Huang
Senior Associate

Helen Huang

Meet Helen

Helen specialises in the area of CTP insurance for major insurance companies. Helen commenced her career in 2013 as a Research Associate working alongside the Principal Claims Assessor at Claims Assessment Resolution Service (CARS), a division within the State Insurance Regulatory...
Homira-Haideri_JOW-180524-3494
Senior Associate

Homira Haideri

Homira-Haideri_JOW-180524-3494
Senior Associate

Homira Haideri

Meet Homira

Homira has a strong practice background in litigation and dispute resolution involving negligence claims, with a particular focus on CTP claims. Homira is proficient in the assessment of damages in CTP and negligence disputes and employs this knowledge to evaluate...
Renee Reddy
Senior Associate

Renée Reddy

Renee Reddy
Senior Associate

Renée Reddy

Meet Renée

Renée is dual qualified lawyer who hails from South Africa. She brings to the CTP team a depth of knowledge of cross-jurisdictional personal injury litigation experience, having been admitted to practice in South Africa in 2012. Renée has a broad...
Bethany Mahler
Associate

Bethany Mahler

Bethany Mahler
Associate

Bethany Mahler

Meet Bethany

Bethany works in McCabes insurance division, having previously provided compliance and legal services for clients in the financial services and credit industries, as well as volunteering for a not-for-profit in care and protection/family law disputes. As an Associate in the...
Laurette Rizk
Lawyer

Laurette Rizk

Laurette Rizk
Lawyer

Laurette Rizk

Meet Laurette

Laurette is a Lawyer in the Statutory Insurance team of McCabes. Prior to joining McCabes as a Paralegal in 2018, Laurette worked at a top-tier boutique family law firm, gaining considerable experience dealing with private clients in the family law...
Rihab Abdul-Rahman
Lawyer

Rihab Abdul-Rahman

Rihab Abdul-Rahman
Lawyer

Rihab Abdul-Rahman

Meet Rihab

Rihab is a lawyer in the Statutory Insurance team specialising in motor accident claims acting for various major Australian insurers. Rihab joined McCabes following claims management experience working in the Allianz Insurance CTP Major Claims team. This provided her with...

Meet our people

Alex Freeman
Partner, WA

Alex Freeman

Alex Freeman
Partner, WA

Alex Freeman

Meet Alex

Alex advises and represents workers’ compensation and general insurers and large corporate self-insurers in personal injury liability litigation, work injury claims and property damage claims. He heads McCabes WA’s workers’ compensation teams for multiple national insurers. Alex is also the...
David Burton
Partner, WA

David Burton

David Burton
Partner, WA

David Burton

Meet David

Since 1986, David has acted exclusively for insurers and self-insureds in the defence and management of general insurance, public liability, employer’s liability, workers’ compensation and compulsory third party motor vehicle claims. He is also widely regarded as a leading practitioner...
Jackson Criddle
Partner, WA

Jackson Criddle

Jackson Criddle
Partner, WA

Jackson Criddle

Meet Jackson

Jackson advises on all aspects of workers’ compensation and personal injury claims in WA and in the NT. He is well regarded for his ability to provide considered, timely and strategic advice on all types of matters including catastrophic (including...
Josephine Courtney
Partner, WA

Josephine Courtney

Josephine Courtney
Partner, WA

Josephine Courtney

Meet Josephine

Jo has extensive experience in defending insurance related claims in the personal injury, product liability and strata company liabilities, as well as experience in managing fraudulent claims requiring investigation, medical negligence and recovery claims. Her clients include many of Australia’s...
Justin Dyson
Partner, WA

Justin Dyson

Justin Dyson
Partner, WA

Justin Dyson

Meet Justin

Justin represents both insurers and self-insureds across a wide range of workers’ compensation matters, from smaller claims involving technical issues such as calculation of the correct rate of weekly payments, through to catastrophic injuries involving complex factual disputes. He also...
Michael Poulos
Principal

Michael Poulos

Michael Poulos
Principal

Michael Poulos

Meet Michael

Michael is a senior insurance partner with extensive experience gained over 20 years, during which he has led teams in Private and Government insurance practices. He has extensive litigation management and advice skills and manages a portfolio of catastrophic, severe...
Anthony Basile
Partner, WA

Tony Basile

Anthony Basile
Partner, WA

Tony Basile

Meet Tony

Tony has acted solely for insurers since 1987 and has acquired an ability to quickly identify relevant issues and to develop strategies working with insurers to achieve strong commercial and economic resolution of matters. Tony advises on a wide range...
Belinda Cizeika
Special Counsel

Bel Cizeika

Belinda Cizeika
Special Counsel

Bel Cizeika

Meet Bel

Bel uses a combination of ingenuity, integrity, investigation, and innovation, to exceed each client’s expectations. She brings a unique legal and commercial outlook to each matter before advising as to alternative case management and strategy, and ensures each matter is...
Bryan Ullinger
Special Counsel

Bryan Ullinger

Bryan Ullinger
Special Counsel

Bryan Ullinger

Meet Bryan

Bryan has worked exclusively in insurance law with a focus upon workers’ compensation since 2003. He helps insurers and self-insureds in all aspects of claims management, from initial advice through to complex opinions, relating to indemnity, liability, causation, quantum and...
Karl Maakasa
Special Counsel

Karl Maakasa

Karl Maakasa
Special Counsel

Karl Maakasa

Meet Karl

With 10 years of experience, Karl is an insurance law specialist, having acted in relation to a wide range of claims in work injury damages, common law, physical and psychological injuries, section 151Z recoveries, industrial deafness, and fraud. Karl has...
Su-Ming Burr
Special Counsel

Su-Ming Burr

Su-Ming Burr
Special Counsel

Su-Ming Burr

Meet Su-Ming

Su-Ming has many years of experience spanning all aspects of personal injury law having previously acted as a plaintiff lawyer and, for the last 15 years, as a lawyer providing advice exclusively to defendants, employers and insurers. Providing advice to...
Wendy Pettingill
Special Counsel

Wendy Pettingill

Wendy Pettingill
Special Counsel

Wendy Pettingill

Meet Wendy

Wendy has extensive experience in insurance matters, particularly in relation to workers’ compensation and personal injury claims. She has represented both Australian and London based insurers, self-insurers, and employers in WorkCover WA, District and Supreme Courts, successfully arguing numerous applications...

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