Charles Thornley

Partner

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Contact details

+61 2 8020 7607
cthornley@landers.com.au

Practice group

Insurance Law & Litigation

Professional biography

Charles has specialised in insurance law for over 20 years. Charles entered private practice in 1994 in South Africa and has had a focus on construction and engineering and energy disputes from that time. He emigrated to Australia in 2003. Charles also has extensive experience in all forms of insurance cover relevant to infrastructure, construction, engineering and energy works and related property/ISR covers. He has represented a wide range of principles, contractors and consultants and has worked with a wide range of insurers, including major local insurers and a number of Lloyd's syndicates. He leads the Insurance and Litigation team's construction and engineering practice and brings with him many years of experience. 

Charles was included in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in Australia for Insurance Law.

Charles' areas of expertise include:

  • construction and engineering dispute resolution;
  • contract works;
  • professional indemnity; 
  • property/ISR; and 
  • products and general liability in the construction context. 

Charles joined Lander & Rogers in 2012.

Qualifications
BA LLB - University of Cape Town
LLM - University of Stellenbosch

Memberships

  • AILA, PLDG, SOCLA and ANZIIF member.
  • Regular seminar presenter including to SOCLA and PLDG.

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Contact details

+61 2 8020 7607
cthornley@landers.com.au

Practice group

Insurance Law & Litigation

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