Brandon Hoffler

Senior Associate

Brandon joined the Insurance Law & Litigation team at Lander & Rogers in July 2019. He specialises in insurance, litigation and dispute resolution across all Australian jurisdictions. Brandon is a trusted adviser for his clients and is known for his advocacy skills − achieving beneficial commercial results particularly in sensitive personal injury and regulatory matters.


Brandon has acted for Australian and overseas insurers and Australian religious institutions on a range of litigation matters providing advice on public liability and professional indemnity. Brandon regularly appears in NSW, Queensland and Western Australia.

Brandon's areas of expertise include:

  • public liability
  • professional indemnity (specialising in health and institutional abuse)
  • policy coverage advice

Brandon was previously appointed as an Associate to Queensland District Court Judge J.A. Ryrie from 2012 to 2016, and as an Associate to Queensland Industrial Relations Commissioner C.G.L Roney in 2017. These positions have given Brandon expansive civil and criminal advocacy experience.

Career highlights

Brandon's experience includes acting for:

  • large religious and sporting organisations in NSW, Queensland and Western Australia defending personal injury claims arising out of allegations of abuse;
  • health practitioners in defending regulatory and disciplinary actions as well as public liability claims;
  • a variety of persons in the defence of defamation claims;
  • an electricity contractor in defending a large class action claim arising out of a major bush fire event;
  • major construction contractors defending claims arising from worker to worker injuries on large development sites, usually involving multiple subcontractors;
  • compulsory third party insurers in relation to motor vehicle claims; and
  • an urban design and planning company defending a claim arising from personal injury said to have been caused by playground equipment

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