Patrick O'Shea

Senior Associate | Brisbane Office
07 3235 0114

Pat has had nearly 10 years' experience in defendant insurance litigation. Pat is particular astute to the operation of the Personal Injuries Proceedings Act 2002 (Qld), Civil Liability Act 2003 (Qld), Insurance Contracts Act 1984 (Cth), Workers Compensation & Rehabilitation Act 2003 (Qld) and the Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997 (Qld) and how the interaction of these acts affect both indemnity and liability issues. 

Pat has had experience in the defence of a wide range of personal injuries claims in Queensland. Pat’s experience includes conducting and resolving in excess of 100 personal injury claims in Queensland. Pat has gained extensive experience in the defence of Body Corporate public liability personal injury claims working for large Body Corporate insurers. Pat has also managed and resolved a large number of dust disease personal injury matters. 

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Pat is passionate about working with his clients to achieve exceptional results in a timely and cost effective manner. His intimate knowledge of the legislation and common law informing a wide range of insurance issues allows him to provide concise advice to his clients and engage in tactful and effective negotiation with opponents.

[fa icon="chevron-down"] Areas of Expertise
  • Public and product liability 
  • CTP 
  • Indemnity 
  • Personal injury 
  • General insurance 
  • Asbestos claims
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Queensland Law Society Solicitor, Supreme Court of Queensland.