EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE
Chase specialises in compulsory third-party insurance, in both the ACT and NSW jurisdictions. He also regularly advises ACT insurers on worker’s compensation, professional indemnity, public liability and product liability.
Chase has successfully acted for insurers in appellant litigation, including in the ACT Court of Appeal. He also frequently acts for insurers in NSW Local, District and Supreme Court litigation.
In his current CTP practice, Chase advises NSW and ACT insurers on claims brought under the Motor Accident Injuries Act schemes. He also advises ACT worker’s compensation insurers on complex cross-jurisdictional recovery actions. He frequently presents for major insurers and commercial CPD providers on the NSW and ACT CTP schemes.
Chase’s technical advice on the Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017 (NSW) and Motor Accident Injuries Act 2019 (ACT) legislation is known throughout the industry. He is often approached to advise on complex matters of statutory interpretation.
Chase is well known his knowledge of cross-jurisdictional recovery actions, and often advises key stakeholders in this sector. In particular, he provides high level advice on journey claims recovery actions.
Chase often advises on recovery claims involving dual insurance, in both ACT and NSW. His understanding of the interplay of the schemes in each jurisdiction enables him to provide unparalleled advice in this field.
In 2019-2020, Chase was advising clients on active litigation in the NSW Local Court; NSW District Court; NSW Supreme Court; ACT Civil and Administrate Tribunal; ACT Industrial Court; ACT Magistrates Court; ACT Supreme Court; ACT Court of Appeal; and the Federal Court of Australia.