Kathy O'Neill

Senior Associate

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Contact details

+61 3 9269 9130
koneill@landers.com.au

Practice group

Insurance Law & Litigation

Professional biography

Kathy is an experienced public liability lawyer.  She practices in a wide range of matters involving occupier's liability, product and public liability, owners corporations disputes, large scale litigation including class actions and subrogated recovery actions.  Kathy also has experience in acting sensitive personal injury matters including institutional and sexual abuse claims requiring careful strategic management. 

Prior to joining Lander & Rogers, Kathy was a Senior Associate in the general insurance team at a national insurance law firm and prior to this, a lawyer in the government litigation practice in a leading independent Australian law firm.

Kathy's specialised focus in public liability has seen her involved in defending claims against public sector entities as well as Australian and international insurers and self-insurers.

Having practised in both New South Wales and Victoria, Kathy has acquired wide-ranging experience before courts and tribunals in both jurisdictions.

Kathy's areas of expertise include:

  • Public and Products Liability
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Property damage
  • Owners Corporations disputes
  • Class actions
  • Subrogated recovery actions
  • Institutional and Sexual Abuse matters

Kathy joined Lander & Rogers in 2019 and was admitted to practice in 2011.

Qualifications

Graduate Certificate in Legal Practice, University of Technology, Sydney
Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours), University of Technology, Sydney
Admission as a solicitor and barrister Supreme Court of NSW and High Court of Australia

Memberships

Member of Law Institute of Victoria
Member of Women in Insurance
Member of Australia Insurance Law Association  

 

 

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Contact details

+61 3 9269 9130
koneill@landers.com.au

Practice group

Insurance Law & Litigation

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