Gregory Pynt


D   08 9220 0584
M   0401 827 236
E   gpynt@francisburt.com.au

Year of election to the Bar:
2013

 

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Areas of practice

Civil

Commercial
Contractual disputes
Insurance
Professional liability
Transport law – admiralty aviation/maritime

Industrial and employment
Workplace health and safety

Personal injuries
Appellate
Dust diseases
Insurance – disability claims
Judicial review – motor accidents
Judicial review – workers compensation
Motor vehicles
Work injury damages
Workers compensation

Torts
Appellate
Intentional torts
Negligence
Professional negligence
 

Criminal

White Collar and corporate crime
Confiscations (proceeds of crime)


Public

Public and administrative
Civil and human rights
Confiscations (proceeds of crime)
 

Profile

Greg Pynt graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Laws in 1977 and moved to London in 1981 where he worked for Willis Faber & Dumas, Insurance Brokers. Between 1981 and 1983, Greg worked in the Litigation Department of Clifford-Turner (now known as Clifford Chance) in London.
 
He then returned to Perth and in 1987 became a partner in Mallesons Stephen Jaques (now King & Wood Mallesons). Greg left Mallesons Stephen Jaques in April 1996 to set up Pynt + Partners, where he remained until October 2012. He was a Senior Claims Solicitor at Law Mutual (WA) between December 2012 and May 2013, and joined Francis Burt Chambers in July 2013.

Greg won the Australian Insurance Law Association Insurance Prize in 2000 and is an AILA Honorary Life Member. He is a Visiting Fellow at the University of Western Australia, where he has co-ordinated and lectured in insurance law in the Faculty of Law at undergraduate and postgraduate level since 1991.
 
The fourth edition of his book ‘Australian Insurance Law: A First Reference’ was published in November 2017. Greg is also the General Editor of the Insurance Law Journal, published by LexisNexis.

 

Qualifications

Date of admission: 1978

Qualifications: B Juris; LLB (UWA)

 

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