Geoff is the leader of Russell Kennedy’s Victorian WorkCover Authority team and the Client Relationship Principal for the Victorian WorkCover Authority. Geoff has worked in Workers Compensation and insurance acting for both plaintiffs and defendants for many years.
Geoff’s extensive experience includes acting on behalf of the Victorian Workcover Authority in relation to common law, statutory benefits and recoveries disputes under the Accident Compensation Act for over 30 years. His involvement in this area has allowed him to develop a comprehensive understanding of the interaction between legislation, regulatory framework, the imperatives of government policy and accountability.
In addition, Geoff is a trained mediator and has facilitated meetings between diverse groups of stakeholders on behalf of government.