Rotortech 2014 - BrisbaneMay 2014 |
Senior Associate Shannon O'Hara presented at the Australian Helicopter Industry Association's Rotortech 2014 Conference on Sunday 25 May discussing the importance of liability insurance and crisis management planning.
Shannon's session discussed examples of helicopter operations which have gone wrong, provided tips relating to adequate liability insurance coverage and crisis management planning for private helicopter operations right through to major commercial operations, suppliers, manufacturers and aviation ancillary support services.
As a senior associate with the firm’s Aviation practice, Shannon has extensive experience in aviation law specialising in aviation insurance and litigation including personal injury, property damage and products liability claims as well as subrogated recovery actions. Coronial Inquests are a special area of interest for Shannon, having represented aviation clients in a number of major Queensland Coronial Inquests.
Shannon has managed commercial and litigated disputes across Australia, the United States of America, Kiribati, the Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji and Papua New Guinea. She has significant experience in managing major aviation losses and claims in Papua New Guinea and has provided her clients with media, crisis management and customary law advice in response to aviation losses in this country.
Shannon regularly acts for a number of primary and secondary airports in Australia and the Pacific, advising on risk management issues and dispute resolution. She is also experienced in dealing with claims on behalf of airport and aviation ancillary services such as ground handlers, catering and cleaning companies and LAMEs.
A regular industry contributor, Shannon is a Director on the National Board of the Aviation Law Association of Australia and New Zealand (ALAANZ) and the immediate past President of the Queensland Branch of ALAANZ.
If you are interested in discussing Shannon's presentation, please contact Shannon direct by clicking here.