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Mark O’Connor, Bennett & Philp Lawyers

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Mark O’Connor is a Director of Bennett & Philp and heads the Personal Legal Services Division. An Accredited Specialist, Mark has over thirty years' experience in common law litigation. Mark and his team have achieved multi-million dollar settlements in common law litigation conducted throughout Queensland. Both large and small businesses seek Mark's advice on occupational health and safety, workers compensation and legal liability issues. He has also worked with American law firms in actions involving negligence in the international mining industry and the medical profession, all litigated in the USA.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) - University of Queensland
  • Accredited Specialist Personal Injuries Law
Memberships:
  • Founding Member of Australia Plaintiff Lawyers’ Association – now known as the Australian Lawyers’ Alliance
  • Member of the Court Rules Committee of the Queensland Law Society
Admission:
  • 1981 Supreme Court of Queensland
  • 1981 High Court of Australia