Rebecca Stevens

Rebecca Stevens

Partner
Insurance
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+61 7 3000 8347
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0407 704 097
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 Rebecca Stevens is an Insurance Partner in the Property & Injury Liability team. 

Rebecca has represented local, interstate and international insurance clients for over 15 years specialising in:

  • Personal and Property Damage Claims
  • Public Liability
  • Product liability
  • Policy drafting/ indemnity issues
  • Fire losses and recoveries.

Rebecca has extensive experience in defending claims under the Personal Injuries Proceeding Act 2002 (Qld) and the Civil Liability Act and Regulations 2003 (Qld) across a wide variety of liability claims for insurers, brokers, claims handlers and corporate self-insureds with high deductibles. Her focus is on pro-active claims management and ensuring all stake-holders are kept regularly informed of developments and opportunities for early commercial resolution of matters. Rebecca is also concerned to ensure that a realistic reserve recommendation is made as early as possible and client's reporting requirements are adhered to.

She has provided advice on complex matters such as interpretation of various tort reform legislation as well the application of exclusion clauses in public liability policies and indemnity/ dual insurance issues.

Rebecca has represented clients for many years at compulsory conferences, mediations and trials and has a particular interest in multi-party and catastrophic claims. She conducts most conferences without counsel and regularly provides clients with industry specific seminars on legislative and tort reform issues.

Rebecca is a past-president of the Australian Insurance Law Association (AILA), Queensland Chapter.

Practice Areas

Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in Australia 2018 - Insurance Law; Personal Injury Litigation; Product Liability Litigation
  • Preeminent Leading Queensland Public Liability Lawyer (Defendant) in Doyle's Guide 2016
  • The Best Lawyers in Australia 2017 - Insurance Law
  • Preeminent Leading Public & Occupier Liability Lawyer (Defendant) in Doyle's Guide 2015
  • The Best Lawyers in Australia 2016 - Insurance Law

                                            

Publications, Professional Guides and Presentations

Professional Guides and other documents