James McIntyre

James is Special Counsel in HWL Ebsworth’s transport practice group.

James has extensive experience advising commercial insurers, self-insurers and government agencies in relation to liability claims and risk management. James has acted in public and product liability claims and aviation and marine accident claims. He has also conducted recovery proceedings for commercial insurers.

James is a member of the Aviation Law Association of Australia and New Zealand (ALAANZ) and a committee member of ALAANZ’s Queensland branch.


James’ experience includes advising:

  • National and international airlines in respect of liability claims by passengers;
  • A marine insurer on multiple liability claims arising from a collision between vessels which resulted in a fatality;
  • A Government agency with regard to complex liability claims by former aircraft maintenance workers;
  • A commercial insurer on a recovery claim of approximately $3 million for damage to commercial property; and
  • Confidential clients with regard to contractual provisions relating to indemnities and insurance and risk management strategies.

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