EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE
Roger’s clients include most major Australian workers compensation insurers. His preeminent experience in defendant litigation is well regarded across the jurisdiction. Roger takes particular pride in establishing and maintaining close client relationships. His personable attitude and keen interest in governance has seen him assist in the drafting of legislative amendments to the ACT workers compensation scheme and the development of internal policy for various stakeholders and regulators.
Roger is renowned for his pragmatic management of sensitive matters and his ability to synthesize complex factual circumstances. He is a proponent for alternative dispute resolution, advocating for early resolution and shrewd commercial settlements which ensures that his clients receive the best results possible as quickly as possible.
He is a keen volunteer, having held various teaching posts throughout West Africa and acting as a tour leader throughout Sierra Leone and Liberia. Roger’s enthusiasm in combination with his vast industry experience is recognised and greatly appreciated by the emerging lawyers he mentors. His pursuit of excellence challenges his staff and colleagues to continue to develop in their personal and professional endeavours.
Roger previously acted as a Tutor in Torts at the Australian National University.