James Johnson > Sparke Helmore Lawyers > Melbourne, Australia > Lawyer Profile

Sparke Helmore Lawyers
LEVEL 40
600 BOURKE STREET
MELBOURNE, VIC 3000
Australia
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Work Department

Insurance Statutory Lines

Position

Partner and National Practice Group Leader, specialising in Commonwealth Compensation and State Compensation

Career

James works with self-insurers in Victoria to effectively manage their statutory class issues and claims. Where incidents also have safety or industrial relations implications, he works closely with our Workplace Group to provide a complete legal solution for our clients.

Before joining the firm in 1995, James worked as a judge’s associate.

Languages

English

Memberships

James is the Honorary Solicitor to the Self-Insurer’s Association of Victoria and is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria’s Accident Compensation Committee.

Education

James has a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws degree.

Lawyer Rankings

Australia > Insurance

The commercial insurance and statutory lines team at Sparke Helmore Lawyers provides a comprehensive service to major domestic and international insurers, brokers, and multinational corporations and directors, across a wide range of issues in the insurance sphere. These include professional indemnity, financial lines, construction claims, personal injury, class actions, medical negligence, D&O liability, public liability and workers’ compensation. Led by national commercial insurance practice group leader Malcolm Cameron in Sydney and national statutory lines practice group leader James Johnson  in Melbourne, the group’s portfolio features household names such as McDonald’s and Insurance Australia. The team is supported at the Sydney office by liability claim expert Gillian Davidson and senior litigator John Coorey.