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Matt McDonald

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Matt is a leading insurance lawyer with vast experience and expertise in mass tort litigation, public and product liability, professional indemnity, complex/large loss recoveries and first party coverage disputes. Matt has acted for insurers, their clients and reinsurers in 14 class actions in the last 5 years.


Matt has been a trusted advisor to IAG, Allianz, QBE and a number of other underwriters for almost 20 years. He has a very broad insurance litigation practice with a particular focus on mass tort litigation and class actions. Matt is a leading expert in bushfire class action litigation. He also focuses on public and product liability, professional indemnity and coverage disputes.

Matt applies the insight he has gained from his years of experience across a broad range of legal work for insurers. He has a particular talent for conveying highly complex legal concepts, factual and expert material in an accessible, user friendly way.

Professional Memberships

Australian Insurance Law Association, the Law Institute of Victoria, and the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF).