Chris Moore is a commercial litigator who has practised in commercial litigation and insurance law for more than 30 years, having spent over 17 years with two top tier Australian firms, where he gained significant experience in those fields, and practising for 7 years as a barrister.
He has undertaken work for insurer defendants and corporate plaintiffs in all aspects of general and liability insurance (including product and professional liability, together with directors and officers liability, industrial special risks and life and total and permanent disability claims) and reinsurance claims.
His commercial litigation experience includes property, securities and complex multiparty commercial disputes and all facets of insolvency and Corporations Act matters. It also includes partnership disputes, intellectual property/confidential information disputes, restraint cases, significant estate litigation and defamation.
Chris has been involved and appeared in numerous class actions and ordinary claims involving agricultural chemicals and machinery and has developed a considerable knowledge of agricultural loss assessment, including crop modelling techniques, as well as experience in acting for employers, insurers and reinsurers in relation to indemnity issues arising out of asbestos handling.
In line with Hicksons pledge to offer sustainable value, Chris has significant experience in alternative dispute resolution methods to deliver cost-effective outcomes for clients.
Having begun with Hicksons in 2009, Chris holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Securities Institute of Australia Certificate and is admitted to practice in NSW and the High Court of Australia.