Stewart leads Hicksons workers insurance practice, calling on more than 30 years’ experience advising and representing insurers, scheme agents, specialised insurers and employers in relation to statutory insurance issues, common law claims, employment law, work health and safety matters and recoveries.
By focusing on dispute resolution and arbitration, Stewart works to enable compliance and performance, liaising closely with all the stakeholders involved, and focusing on getting people back to work as quickly as possible.
With a strong knowledge of the insurance industry and an in-depth understanding of his clients’ business, culture and social motivations, Stewart can advise on ways to actively address issues which might lead to legal complications.
Stewart holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws and began with Hicksons in 1987.
He is admitted to practice in NSW and the ACT and is a member of Australian Insurance Law Association.
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