David Collins

David is a senior solicitor in our Disputes, Claims, Litigation team.

David has been a litigation lawyer since 1999 initially practising in Bristol, United Kingdom and has extensive experience in litigation and dispute resolution. David is qualified as a mediator and trained in CINERGY™ Conflict Management Coaching and takes a practical and purposeful approach to negotiation.

In 2006, David joined a specialist insurer in Newcastle, NSW as in-house counsel before becoming National Claims Manager in 2012. This role involved overseeing effective and efficient claims handling; re-engineering the claims process and significantly reducing general claims expenses. During this time, David helped coordinate training for both Claims and Underwriting staff and regularly presented papers at industry events as a subject matter expert.

David holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of East Anglia, a Post Graduate Diploma in Law and a Post Graduate Certificate in Legal Practice, both from the University of the West of England.

You can contact David at david.collins@mullanelindsay.com.au.

 

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