• Civil & Commercial Dispute Resolution

    Hundreds of decided cases as trial or appeal lawyer.  High Court appeals and applications.


    Negligence, breach of contract, remedy in equity, contravention of consumer and competition law. 

    Cases Papers
  • Insurance law

    Australia-wide reputation.


    2006 AILA national Insurance Law Prize for substantial contribution to insurance law and insurance law education.

    Cases Papers
  • Professional Liability

    Insurance, defence, prosecution.


    Lawyers, doctors, hospitals, dentist, nurses, paramedics, engineers, architects, auditors, accountants, directors, officers, financial advisers, real estate agents.

    Cases Papers
  • Injury compensation

    Many and varied injury cases.


    Geoffrey studied the law of damages at the University of Melbourne under Prof Harold Luntz

      Cases Papers
  • Transport & Marine

    Vehicle collision, marine, aviation.


    General insurance, marine insurance, causation, and conflict of laws.

    Cases Papers

Trial and appeal lawyer
Hundreds of completed trials and appeals

Completed appeals and trials


  • 121Supreme Court
  • 6High Court full appeal
  • 26High Court special leave
  • 3Full Court of Federal Court

161Trials - Courts

  • 116District Court of WA (civil)
  • 32Supreme Court of WA
  • 8Federal Court
  • 5District Court of WA (crime, jury)

26Trials - other

  • 6Workers’ Compensation Board
  • 6Arbitration
  • 4Administrative Appeals
  • 4Coroner Inquest
  • 2Federal Court ADJR
  • 2Industrial Commission WA
  • 1Equal Opportunity
  • 1Royal Commission (WA Inc)