Area of expertise

Insurance Law

  • Health Law & Medical Negligence
  • Professional Indemnity
  • Administrative law
  • Disciplinary proceedings

James Attenborough

Special Counsel LLB

office Brisbane
phone +61 7 3225 5927

James has broad-ranging experience within the insurance industry, having worked in the insurance legal area since 2006.

He has extensive experience in proceedings arising from medical negligence claims against a wide range of medical professionals, including hospitals, doctors, dentists and various allied health professionals. This includes catastrophic, dependency claims and ‘fast-tracked’ terminally ill claims. James has also represented doctors and allied health professionals in regulatory proceedings concerning performance, impairment and registration, as well as coronial inquests.

Additionally, James has a wide experience in insurance litigation matters such as declinature of indemnity arising out of breach of conditions precedent in fidelity claims, medical product defect claims, international arbitrations arising from hurricane damage under construction all risk policies plus professional indemnity claims across a range of professions.

Prior to joining Moray & Agnew, James was the managing director of a large multi-disciplinary allied health business, which enabled him to develop both his commercial approach to dispute resolution and provided a unique insight into the practical operation of the healthcare sector.

James brings a practical and commercial approach to dispute resolution, which focuses on minimising costs, reducing risk and proactively resolving disputes.

Professional Membership

  • Forum of Insurance Lawyers (UK)
  • Law Society of NSW
  • Medico-Legal Society of Queensland
  • Queensland Law Society
  • Sunshine Coast Law Association