Ryan Stehlik

Ryan Stehlik

Special Counsel - Sydney
+61 (0) 2 8315 2704
+61 (0) 433 252 644

Ryan is a Special Counsel in the firm’s Property & Injury Liability team and has specialised in insurance litigation and dispute resolution since 2006.  Located in Carter Newell’s Sydney office, he started his career in insurance working for one of Australia’s largest insurers before joining Carter Newell.  He has also worked in the firm’s Melbourne and Brisbane offices.

Ryan has a diverse range of dispute resolution expertise in casualty claims, public and products liability, property damage, construction and third party recovery claims. He has extensive experience conducting litigated and unlitigated claims across Australia including Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.

The types of matters in which Ryan has acted include defending a range of public and product liability claims for residential and commercial occupiers, facilities managers, body corporate committees, cleaners, manufactures, construction site contractors, host employers and labour hire employers.

Ryan also defends owners and licensees of hotels, security contractors and restaurant operators against personal injury claims involving assaults, and providing advice on appropriate contractual relationships between hotels and security contractors.

He has a particular interest property damage claims. Ryan advises on recovery matter in respect of large scale product liability claims, damage to commercial premises, residential premises and heavy plant and equipment.

Ryan is a current committee member of the Australian Insurance Law Association as well as a member of the Australian Professional Indemnity Group (NSW Division).

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