People

Ryan Francis

Partner
Insurance Law & Litigation
  • +61 2 8020 7802

Ryan is an insurance partner specialising in product and public liability. Ryan is a confident and trusted advocate for his clients and is very effective in commercial litigation.

Experience

Ryan has experience in complex liability disputes across a range of sectors, primarily in construction, manufacturing and retail.

His focus is to achieve the commercial results that will benefit his clients – particularly in large scale and sensitive personal injury matters.

Ryan has been recognised in Best Lawyers in Australia for his expertise in Insurance Law and Litigation.

Career Highlights

Ryan's experience includes:

  • Queensland floods class action
  • defending personal injury claims for Australian retailers in case of alleged product defects
  • acting for a major contractor where subcontractors sustained significant injuries
  • acting for a scaffolding company in a claim for post-traumatic stress disorder after a construction site incident
  • claim of false imprisonment made by an employee against a retail manager
  • managing claims by cleaning contractors for large retail and commercial premises.

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