He has extensive general dispute resolution experience, having previously worked for leading National and West Australian firms. Shane also spent 4 years in independent practice working as a Barrister and is an experienced advocate in State and Federal Courts.
Shane’s practice is focused in the area of insurance, commercial litigation and employment advice and disputes.
In the insurance field, Shane, has extensive experience in most commercial lines of insurance as well as General Liability and Industrial Diseases and has acted for most of Australia’s largest insurers and for many businesses in insurance claims and disputes.
In the course of providing assistance in insurance and employment settings, Shane has appeared as counsel and provided advice in fatal and serious accident prosecutions under the State Occupational Safety and Health Act and in Coroner’s Inquests.
In 2018, Shane launched the firm’s employment health check service to supplement the firm’s existing advice and dispute resolution services in employment disputes. Shane provides front-end contract, award and conditions of employment advice and back-end termination assistance and dispute representation to many businesses in Western Australia, including leading sporting clubs.
Shane has also appeared as counsel in a number of Probate and Estate cases in the Supreme Court of Western Australia.
As dispute resolution lawyer, Shane is also a keen advocate of alternative dispute resolution and is a nationally accredited mediator.
Resolution Institute (Professional Member)
Committee Member, WA Chapter, Resolution Institute
Nationally Accredited Mediator (NMAS)