Megan Daniel is a senior associate in our Insurance & Health team. She has worked in the Brisbane office since 2001, with the exception of 2003-2005, when she worked in the Sydney office of an international insurer.
Megan’s areas of expertise are:
- Public and product liability
- Professional indemnity
- Property damage
- Workplace accidents
- Construction and labour hire matters involving WorkCover
She also advises clients on general indemnity and policy wording issues.
Megan has a diverse client base, including:
- overseas underwriters operating out of Lloyds
- third party administrators
- hoteliers, engineering, construction and property management professionals
‘I was drawn to insurance law by the diversity that insurance litigators are exposed to and the need to constantly develop technical knowledge in other industries. One day I might be inspecting a lift control room regarding an alleged fault, the next I’m at a mediation making submissions about the adherence to safety procedures at a processing plant or mine. I always go the extra mile to ensure that I understand my client’s business operations and objectives and appreciate that the outcome my clients are seeking will not always be the same.’
Megan has a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts . She is a member of the Queensland Law Society, the Australian Insurance Law Association (AILA) and the Brisbane Women’s Club.
Megan was selected by her peers for inclusion in the 2016 - 2018 editions of Best Lawyers in Australia for Insurance.
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