Area of expertise
- Public & Product Liability
- Personal Injury
- Property Damage
- Recovery Actions
Special Counsel LLB, BA, Accredited Specialist – Commercial Litigation
phone +61 7 3225 5923
Berren specialises in defendant insurance litigation, including public and product liability claims and personal injury claims pursuant to the Personal Injury Proceedings Act 2002 (Qld). He was granted accreditation as an Accredited Specialist in Commercial Litigation by the Queensland Law Society in 2016.
He has extensive experience in all areas of litigation, including preparing court documents, preparing detailed liability, quantum and indemnity opinions, conducting settlement negotiations at conferences and mediations involving multiple parties, carefully selecting and instructing experts, proofing witnesses, and appearing in courts and tribunals seeking interlocutory relief.
Berren has represented a range of clients such as local authorities, construction and labour hire companies, managers of shopping centres, residential complexes and body corporates, occupiers of licensed premises, security providers and sporting associations in connection with public liability, product defect and nuisance claims. These claims often involve multiple parties and catastrophic injuries.
Berren has also worked as an international project lawyer in Taiwan and is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.
- Australian Insurance Law Association
- Australian Professional Indemnity Group
- Queensland Law Society