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Shelley Werner
|Partner

Shelley is a Partner in the firm’s insurance and corporate risk group. She specialises in workers compensation and accident compensation law.

Prior to joining Minter Ellison, Shelley was a member of WorkSafe Victoria’s senior management team, and she continues to advise WorkSafe, and its authorised agents, in relation to all aspects of personal injury litigation under the Victorian Accident Compensation Act.

Shelley regularly conducts personal injury litigation matters in the Supreme and County Courts, and has a particular interest in product and occupiers liability. She also manages a specialist portfolio relating to psychiatric injury claims, specifically those arising from bullying and harassment.

Shelley has been closely involved in the development of government policy related to compensation legislation and litigation. As a result she has a detailed understanding of the legal framework in this area and is well placed to provide strategic advice to government and corporate clients.

Shelley is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria, Australian Insurance Law Association and Women in Insurance.

Areas of expertise include: 

 

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