Robert "Rob" Minc

Robert "Rob" Minc


Meridian Lawyers

Recognized since 2014

Melbourne, Australia

Practice Areas

Insurance Law

Personal Injury Litigation

Product Liability Litigation

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Product Liability Litigation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Personal Injury Litigation
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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. Some specific experience and examples of matters on which Robert has acted include:

  • Numerous first-party property damage claims advice on policy response, quantum and subsequent recoveries involving proportionate liability issues
  • A $7 million spray drift claim involving complicated issues of causation and quantum
  • A large, property damage claim, involving the spread of fire and pollution onto surrounding properties and water courses, with policy response, liability and quantum being in dispute
  • Industrial accident, common law/VWA recovery claims in a wide variety of industries with associated contractual indemnity and double insurance issues
  • Volume “slip and trip” claims for insurers and occupiers, including a national supermarket
  • Defending professional indemnity claims for lawyers, accountants, insurance brokers, salary packaging service providers, hospitals and a wide variety of professionals in the allied health area
  • Consumer protection and related liability claims involving building professionals
  • Merit and Judicial Review Appeals in relation to decisions of Statutory Bodies
  • Injunction Applications

Robert is a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance. Since 2014, Robert has been recognised in the peer-review guide, Best Lawyers in Australia, as a leading lawyer in Insurance Law.

Location

  • Level 12, 357 Collins Street
    Melbourne VIC 3000
    Australia

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Product Liability Litigation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Personal Injury Litigation

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Product Liability Litigation , Melbourne, Australia (2022)
  • Personal Injury Litigation, Melbourne, Australia (2021)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Australia 2023 for work in:

  • Insurance Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Product Liability Litigation

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