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Cheryl Phillips

Cheryl Phillips (Partner, South Australia) is in MinterEllison’s Insurance and Corporate Risk division. She acts for and advises many of Australia's largest insurers in relation to liability, property and personal injury claims.

Over more than 14 years in the industry Cheryl has developed expertise in professional indemnity and public and product liability matters. She represents clients in all jurisdictions, including attending at mediations, and has experience in defending class actions.

Cheryl has specific expertise in dust diseases claims. She has assisted in the preparation of submissions in relation to the introduction of the Dust Diseases Act (2005), and currently conducts the majority of dust disease claims in South Australia. She also has specific expertise in litigation insurance and occupational health and safety matters.

Cheryl’s long-standing clients include Allianz, Comcare, Lumley (Wesfarmers) and Chubb.

She is a member of the Law Society of South Australia, the Australian Insurance Law Association and the Australian Professional Indemnity Group and the Australian Life Underwriters and Claims Association. She holds a corporate membership of the Australian Risk and Insurance Managers Association.

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