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 has been recognised by Best Lawyers Australia as a leading lawyer in Insurance Law since 2014 and in Personal Injury Litigation for 2020. 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.

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