Public liability

Our public liability team knows that the easiest legal solution is to avoid accidents in the first place. So we take a strategic approach to public liability, which combines prevention and risk minimisation with robust legal representation.

We also make sure our clients do what they can to implement reasonable safety measures before any accident occurs. That way, should a claim ever end up in court, you’ll usually be on firmer legal ground.

Our team of Sydney lawyers exclusively represents defendants and insurers in public liability claims. We’re experts in complex public liability litigation, including multi-party and catastrophic events.

And we’ve also developed a number of management tools and reporting mechanisms which many of our clients trust to manage their entire claims process.


We can:

  • Review your exposure to public liability claims and help you develop a comprehensive plan for reducing risks.

  • Advise you on your rights and obligations - as well as any potential liability - under the Civil Liability Act.

  • Advise you on your contractual liability under any commercial agreements or arrangements.

  • Help you defend a public liability claim in the Supreme Court or other courts or tribunals, so that you have the best chance of succeeding.

  • Help you settle public liability claims informally through alternative dispute resolution.