Graeme Armstead

Graeme Armstead

Partner / Principal

Melbourne


Personal Experience

With more than 25-years’ experience in litigated matters, there are few issues that Graeme has not seen or successfully managed.

Graeme acts for a many of Australia’s leading insurers. For over 20 years, he has acted for a large self-insurer and for a considerable number of years for one of Australia’s largest telcos.

He has been successfully involved in a number of landmark cases. He handles sensitive toxic tort and asbestos cases, along with a diverse range of larger claims. Many of his cases involve complex contractual and contribution issues. He has managed to successfully insulate a client from the possibility of a very large number of claims associated with the potential exposure to a carcinogen.

Graeme provides clients with strategic advice aimed at avoiding claims. He also advises clients involved in recovery matters, prosecutions, coronial enquiries and helps clients who have had an involvement in catastrophic accidents. His focus is on achieving the best outcome for each client in each case.

Personal Experience

With more than 25-years’ experience in litigated matters, there are few issues that Graeme has not seen or successfully managed.

Graeme acts for a many of Australia’s leading insurers. For over 20 years, he has acted for a large self-insurer and for a considerable number of years for one of Australia’s largest telcos.

He has been successfully involved in a number of landmark cases. He handles sensitive toxic tort and asbestos cases, along with a diverse range of larger claims. Many of his cases involve complex contractual and contribution issues. He has managed to successfully insulate a client from the possibility of a very large number of claims associated with the potential exposure to a carcinogen.

Graeme provides clients with strategic advice aimed at avoiding claims. He also advises clients involved in recovery matters, prosecutions, coronial enquiries and helps clients who have had an involvement in catastrophic accidents. His focus is on achieving the best outcome for each client in each case.

Graeme Armstead

Partner / Principal

Melbourne


Awards

  • Leading Workers’ Compensation Lawyer (Defendant) – Victoria, Doyles Guide 2016
  • Recommended Dust Diseases Lawyer (Defendant) – Victoria, Doyles Guide 2016

Education and Accreditation

  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Melbourne
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Melbourne

Memberships and Associations

  • Member, Australian Insurance Law Association
  • Member, Law Institute of Victoria

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