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Laura Gallagher

Senior Associate
Insurance Law & Litigation
  • +61 7 3456 5127

Laura has been practicing in insurance litigation, for both plaintiffs and defendants for over five years. She acts for Australian and overseas insurers on a range of personal injuries litigation, property, professional indemnity and public liability matters.

Experience

Prior to joining Lander & Rogers, Laura was an integral part of a team with one of WorkCover Queensland's panel firms, advising on common law and statutory claims.

She is also experienced in the public liability space with a particular focus on the obligations of principal contractors in workplace incidents and labour hire arrangements.

Laura's areas of expertise include:

  • property damage;
  • professional indemnity;
  • recoveries; and
  • workers' compensation.

Laura has been involved in litigation involving parachuting accidents and fatalities, fraud recovery litigation, medical negligence litigation, and aged care coronial inquests.

Career Highlights

Laura's experience includes:

  • representing plaintiffs and insurers in a range of public liability and workers' compensation claims, as well as in respect of asbestos related diseases on behalf of insurers
  • acting for insurers in a range of building, construction and property disputes
  • defending claims brought against a range of professionals.