Areas of Expertise

Christine has over 17 years’ experience helping insurers to resolve claims. Christine’s significant experience includes managing and defending workers compensation cases and sensitive matters. Her clients include NSW government departments to scheme agents and self-insurers. Christine also conducts fortnightly clinics to provide practical help at the coalface with one of her major clients.

Prior to joining Bartier Perry in 2002, Christine was employed with a mid-size firm working in the areas of workers compensation, public liability and CTP. Christine focuses on providing good practice management to progress matters and providing good outcomes for her clients.

 

What Christine’s clients say

“The case managers feel comfortable discussing their matters with you” - A satisfied client.

 

Qualifications/Memberships

  • DipLaw (LPAB)

     

A word from Christine

"My first career was as a nurse. The skills from my nursing days have been invaluable in my work as a solicitor and for employers in the Health related industry in the area of Workers Compensation".

 

Career highlights

  • Successfully representing an employer in the NSW Workers Compensation Commission after a worker claimed he was an employee.

  • Reducing impairment assessments on appeal to the Medical Appeal Panel.

 

Specific areas of focus

  • Representing employers in workers compensation disputes.

  • Conducting all negotiations and liaising with insurance company claims managers and self-insurers.

  • Advising on claims involving physical and psychological injury.

  • Representing employers in claims for work injury damages from the time a claim is made through the mediation process, including representing them in the District Court and Supreme Courts.

  • Conducting Claims Clinics to review claims.