Ivan has extensive experience and expertise in all classes of statutory insurance, including workers compensation, industrial common law liability and statutory indemnity claims.
Ivan provides advice to clients in the government sector, iCare scheme agents, self-insured parties and specialised insurers on complex common law, policy interpretation, indemnity, risk management, double insurance and administrative law issues. He has particular interest in contractual indemnity claims in the context of workers compensation policies of insurance.
Ivan has represented insurers in a number of leading employer liability cases, including Smith v Sydney West Area Health Service  NSWCA 267 (application of the work injury damages costs regime), Sydney Ports Corporation v Collins  NSWCA 28 (limitation period), Van Der Sluice v Display Craft Pty Ltd  NSWCA 204 (scope of employer liability and obvious risk), Chase v State of New South Wales  NSWCA 441 (estoppel) and Wilkinson v Perisher Blue Pty Ltd  NSWCA 250 (waiver and employer’s duty of care).
Ivan is recognised by the Doyle’s Guide (2015) as a Leading WorkCover & Workers Compensation Lawyers.
Ivan’s recent experience includes: