Workers Compensation Team

Partners
Bill Pardy

Bill Pardy

Partner - Insurance in the Workplace
t: +61 2 9293 5415 | m: +61 (0)421 051 226 | Email: william.pardy@hicksons.com.au
Bill is a Partner in one of Hicksons Insurance practice groups. His focus is on managing insurance in the workplace. Bill has extensive experience and provides advice to scheme agents, specialised insurers and TMF claims managers in the various industries that include manufacturing, health, ...
Jennifer Parkes

Jennifer Parkes

Partner - Insurance
t: +61 2 4907 5602 | m: +61 (0)438 121 119 | Email: jennifer.parkes@hicksons.com.au
Jennifer is an insurance lawyer in our Newcastle office. She has over ten years experience of insurance in the workplace for insurers and statutory fund managers. She deals with a variety of employers in a range of industries, particularly in the rural and business sectors. Jennifer has an ...
Kathy Ireland

Kathy Ireland

Partner - Insurance in the Workplace
t: +61 2 9293 5410 | m: +61 (0)419 253 145 | Email: kathy.ireland@hicksons.com.au
For 23 years Kathy has advised on insurance claims. She provides clients with a practical, no-nonsense approach to managing these claims. This involves advising on strategy and tactics at an early point in proceedings, so that the outcomes are aligned with the client’s ...
Najeh Marhaba

Najeh Marhaba

Partner - Insurance in the Workplace
t: +61 2 4907 5609 | m: +61 (0)406 918 929 | Email: najeh.marhaba@hicksons.com.au
Najeh is a Partner in one of Hicksons insurance practice groups. For over 10 years he has focused on managing insurance in the workplace. He has a large portfolio of clients which include government agencies, large corporations and religious organisations. Having worked on the respondent ...
Stewart Cameron

Stewart Cameron

Practice Manager - Insurance in the Workplace
t: +61 2 9293 5408 | m: +61 (0)419 253 147 | Email: stewart.cameron@hicksons.com.au
Stewart leads Hicksons statutory employers insurance group. For more than 20 years, Stewart has advised and represented insurers, scheme agents, specialised insurers, self insurers, agencies and employers in statutory insurance issues, common law claims, employment ...
Consultants and Special Counsel
John Smidmore

John Smidmore

Consultant - Insurance in the Workplace
t: +61 2 9293 5467 | m: +61 (0)417 325 072 | Email: john.smidmore@hicksons.com.au
John Smidmore is an insurance lawyer and has nearly 30 years experience. He has principally been in private legal practice acting for insurers but was also for several years in-house at a major Australian insurer where his duties included representing the company at settlement ...
Mark Robinson

Mark Robinson

Special Counsel - Insurance
t: +61 2 9293 5422 | m: +61 (0)411 550 082 | Email: mark.robinson@hicksons.com.au
Mark has more than 28 years experience providing advice to insurers, self insurers and their insureds in all aspects of insurance law including property damage and product liability. Mark, who holds a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Laws and Master of Laws, commenced with Hicksons in ...
Senior Associates and Associates
Casey Bray

Casey Bray

Senior Associate - Insurance in the Workplace
t: +61 2 4907 5610 | Email: casey.bray@hicksons.com.au
Casey is a Senior Associate in one of the firm’s insurance teams. She commenced with the firm’s Newcastle office in 2011. Since her commencement at the firm, Casey has worked in our insurance litigation team assisting our workers compensation insurer clients. Casey has a ...
Doyle Myles

Doyle Myles

Senior Associate - Insurance in the Workplace
t: +61 2 9293 5479 | m: +61 (0)424 198 443 | Email: doyle.myles@hicksons.com.au
Doyle has eight plus years post-admission experience and is an Associate in one of Hicksons' Insurance practice groups. He has extensive experience dealing with large government agencies, particularly in the police and emergency services sector, advising both the client insurer and employer ...
Loren Riddell

Loren Riddell

Senior Associate - Insurance in the Workplace
t: +61 2 4907 5608 | Email: loren.riddell@hicksons.com.au
Loren Riddell is a Senior Associate in our Newcastle office, working within one of Hicksons’ insurance practice groups.  Loren has over four years expertise in advising clients on a range of insurance matters, with a particular focus on workplace injuries. Loren regularly appears ...
Mitchell Strachan

Mitchell Strachan

Senior Associate - Insurance in the Workplace
t: +61 2 9293 5428 | Email: mitchell.strachan@hicksons.com.au
Mitchell joined Hicksons in 2015 and is a Senior Associate in our Insurance in the Workplace team. Since his admission to practice in 2011, Mitchell has gained experience predominately advising insurers on statutory and common law claims arising from workplace injuries. Mitchell's experience ...

Practice Manager

Stewart Cameron

t +61 2 9293 5408
f +61 2 9264 4790
e stewart.cameron@hicksons.com.au

 

Insurance in the Workplace