Amy Lucas is a Senior Associate in the Insurance & Health team, based in our Brisbane office. Amy joined Barry.Nilsson. in 2009 and has been practicing in insurance law since 2011, providing advice on general liability, product liability, property damage, professional indemnity and policy coverage issues.
Amy has a diverse range of litigation experience including defending personal injury and property damage claims for a variety of local insurer clients and local authorities, as well as matters with reporting requirements to London-based underwriters. Amy is particularly skilled at developing strong working relationships with both insurer clients and insureds, particularly in matters where preservation of business reputation is of importance or matters requiring sensitivity in the claim management process.
Amy advises on complex personal injury claims made under the Personal Injuries Proceedings Act 2002, often interacting with the Workers' Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003, including dependency claims and serious workplace injury claims. She has acted on behalf of a variety of entities, including principal contractors, host employers, large commercial retail operators and body corporates.
Amy plays an integral role in mentoring junior solicitors within the team, and facilitates both in-house training and education programs, as well as delivering training and seminars to clients.
Amy has a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and a Bachelor of Arts, along with a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice. She is a member of the Queensland Law Society and Women In Insurance Association (Qld). In addition, and with a particular passion for pro bono and community giving, Amy is a long-term volunteer with the LawRight Self Representation Service and is Vice President of a Brisbane-based not-for-profit organisation.