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
Jun 30, 2020

INSIGHT: Swearing of affidavits across Australia – what’s required during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Key takeaways In some States and Federally, witnessing and attesting affidavits can be done remotely. If a sworn affidavit is not possible, an unsworn affidavit may be accepted by the Court. If an unsworn affidavit is relied upon, a sworn or affirmed affidavit must be filed with the Court when circumstances allow. Legislation and Regulations […]

Jun 22, 2020

INSIGHT: How will Liability Insurance respond to COVID-19?

Key takeaways Insurer and reinsurer responses to COVID-19 are continuing to evolve. Critical to liability claims is likely to be the timing and content of government directives and an insured’s response to them. An Insured will need to defend their actions in preventing the spread of the disease. The number and types of claims to […]

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