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Marea Hickie

Marea Hickie

Special Counsel

VALUES

My goal as a Lawyer is to listen to the client with skill and empathy so as to achieve the best possible result in line with their expectations. The lawyer/client relationship is built upon both trust and honesty whilst being technically accurate and commercially realistic.

BUSINESS

As a former Partner of a CBD law firm, General Counsel at a large insurer and managing Lawyer at a FMGC, I have acted for a variety of corporations, insurers, government bodies, and private clients. I have extensive experience in understanding a clients’ issues and business needs. I am adept in obtaining results which are both legally sound and achieve an outcome in line with a client’s overall expectations and strategic objectives. I was awarded Australian Insurance Lawyer of the Year (2019), Lawyers Weekly.

GLOBAL

I have over 33 years’ experience in litigation and alternate dispute resolution with extensive experience in advocacy, litigated hearings and dispute resolution.

I have been an Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law for over 25 years, am a Member of the NSW Law Society, Specialist Accreditation Personal Injury Advisory Committee and am an Adjunct Lecturer in the College of Law, Practical Legal Training Program and Clinical Experience Module.

I have been involved in complex, multi-party and cross-jurisdictional matters, often involving catastrophic injuries and significant liability issues. I have extensive experience in achieving settlements via mediation/alternative dispute resolution and conducting matters to a full Court Hearing.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) BA/LLB,
Master of Laws, LLM
Advanced Leadership Program
Australian School of Applied Management
Monash University in Association with Women in Leadership Australia


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