Robert Minc

Principal
Melbourne

Robert has more than 20 years’ experience in insurance law and complementary areas, focusing primarily on property damage and associated recoveries, public and products liability and professional indemnity claims.

His client experience is broad, including acting for Australia’s largest general insurers, Lloyds of London Syndicates, supermarkets, State Government, Universities, Mutuals, Councils, professionals, transport companies and the operators of large infrastructure and building projects.

Robert provides his clients with legal services that are not only technically sound but cost effective. He aims to constantly manage his clients’ expectations so there are “no surprises” in the cost and potential outcome of matters.

Robert was named Lawyer of the Year in the category of Personal Injury Litigation by Best Lawyers Australia 2021. Robert has also been recognised by Best Lawyers Australia as a leading lawyer in Insurance Law since 2014 and in Product Injury Litigation for 2021. Doyle’s Guide has also acknowledged Robert’s expertise for several years – in the 2018 edition, he is listed as a Leading Defendant Public & Product Liability Lawyer and a Recommended Lawyer in the areas of Medical Negligence and Malpractice.

Robert is a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance.

RECENT INSIGHTS
Feb 16, 2021

INSIGHT: Waivers and extreme sports

Marks v Skydive Holdings Pty Ltd [2021] VSC 21 Key takeaways Where an organisation wishes to rely on a waiver to bar all future claims against it, the waiver must be brought to the attention of the party in a sufficient manner. It is sensible to force a party to review and agree to the […]

Feb 9, 2021

INSIGHT: Are all activities performed in a gym recreational? The court says no.

Powell v JFIT Holdings Pty Ltd t/as New Dimensions Health and Fitness Centre [2020] NSWDC 264 Background On 4 February 2016, a gym member twisted her back while clearing weights strewn about the floor of the gym to make space for her exercise regime. She sustained a serious spinal injury which has resulted in ongoing […]

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