Craig R Stewart

Craig is managing solicitor at the Central Coast office. He has been in practice since 1995 and been working at Whitelaw McDonald since 2000.

Memberships

  • Approved as a Legal Services Provider to the Workcover Independant Review Officer.

He has built extensive compensation practice and is an Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law. The accreditation was gained through the Law Society of New South Wales. Specialist accreditation is granted to Solicitors who are especially competent practitioners in their area of speciality.

Also Craig has considerable expertise in asbestos litigation having acted for several claimants with Mesothelioma, and he understands the sensitivity and urgency required in such cases.

Of recent times he has been involved in a number of brain injury cases and he represented the successful Plaintiff in the High Court case of ACQ Pty Limited v Cook; Aircair Moree Pty Limited v Cook [2009] HCA 28 (5 August 2009).

Craig is very experienced in drafting and providing advice in respect of Wills as well as assisting clients in obtaining probate on the Wills of their loved ones. He has represented both estates and claimants in such matters before the Supreme Court

Additionally he has represented estates and claimants in Family Provision Act cases.

Craig has an understanding of the client’s need for early, appropriate advice in order to facilitate proper settlement or verdicts in this their favour.

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