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Darren Seidl


Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Commerce

  • Government
  • Insurance
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Personal Injury and Compensation
  • Compensation
  • WorkCover

Darren Seidl heads the Russell Kennedy insurance and compensation practice. He commenced as an Articled Clerk at Russell Kennedy in 2008, and was promoted to Principal in 2016.

He has extensive experience in the workers compensation jurisdiction, specialising in statutory benefits, common law, and third-party recovery claims on behalf of the Victorian Workcover Authority.  

He also represents the TAC defending serious injury applications and common law claims. 

Darren is regularly recognised by Doyles Guide and BestLawyers as a leading Worker’s Compensation Lawyer (Defendant).


  • Advising the Victorian WorkCover Authority in relation to the recovery of compensation payments from negligent third parties
  • Representing the Victorian WorkCover Authority in defending serious injury applications, common law damages, and statutory benefit disputes
  • Conducting litigation on behalf of the Victorian WorkCover Authority and the Transport Accident Commission in the Supreme, County, and Magistrates' Courts
  • Representing Transport Accident Commision in defending Serious Injury Applications


  • Recognised by Best Lawyers for expertise in Insurance Law (since 2022)