hane joined Borrello Graham Lawyers as Special Counsel, on 2 May 2016, adding depth to the Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Commercial Law teams and establishing the Insurance Practice for the firm. He has had extensive experience having previously worked for leading National and West Australian firms. Shane also spent 4 years in independent practice working as a Barrister.

Shane’s practice is focused in the area of insurance and commercial litigation, with specific experience in the areas of insurance related claims (Professional Indemnity, Treatment Liability, General Liability and Industrial Diseases), Occupational Health and Safety and Commercial Litigation.

Shane has been practising in insurance litigation for almost 30 years in a wide variety of matters and covering the complete range of work required for each kind of matter. Insurers for whom Shane has acted include, FAI Insurance, Suncorp (including Vero), QBE, CGU, Ace Insurance, Chubb Insurance, Dual (Australasia), AIG, Caliden and the Medical Protection Society as well as acting for self-insureds BHP Billiton and St John of God Healthcare Inc and the Western Australian government insurer Riskcover.

As an insurance and litigation lawyer, Shane always strives to identify the best interests of his clients and direct the legal action accordingly. Where appropriate, he will recommend an early exit strategy and is realistic about outcomes and costs.

Law Society of Western Australia (Member)
Australian Insurance Lawyers Association (AILA)