CLOSE
Peter Coats
Partner
Peter Coats (Partner, Victoria) is the head of the ICR group in Melbourne and the national head of insurance at the firm.
  • +61 3 8608 2002
  • +61 408 677 455

He is responsible for major clients of the group such as Allianz Australia Insurance Limited, Vero Insurance Limited, the Victorian Managed Insurance Authority, Comcare, The Municipal Association of Victoria, Toyota Motor Corporation and the Victorian Department of Transport.

He handles sensitive litigation, where frequently the defendant's reputation is at risk. He accordingly handles and supervises a large number of asbestos claims, coronial inquests, liability claims and occupational health and safety prosecutions.

Peter also advises government departments, employers and insurance companies on matters relating to the Workers' Compensation Act 1958 and its interaction with the Accident Compensation Act 1985. He has significant experience in advising State and Federal Government bodies in relation to personal injuries litigation and risk management.

Disclaimer: Some of the information on this page refers to our experience in Australian States and Territories other than New South Wales. Due to advertising restrictions in New South Wales, we are prohibited from publishing information about some of the legal services which we provide in that State.