Judy Truong

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Judy has specialised in insurance litigation since 2002. Her core practice involves public and products liability, contractual recovery, worker to worker claims, property damage and coverage issue matters. She regularly acts for insurers across long tail catastrophic injury claims, workers’ compensation recovery matters, occupiers’ liability claims, labour hire disputes and SafeWork Prosecution matters.

Judy is a strategic thinker and an adept negotiator who adopts a transparent and pragmatic approach to all matters.

In 2022 and 2023, Judy has been honoured to emcee the highly successful industry ANZIIF Australian Liability Conference. Judy is well-regarded by her clients and peers and recognised in Doyle's 2024 Guide for leading NSW Defendant Public & Products Liability Lawyers.


With over 20 years' insurance experience, Judy worked for AIG as an underwriter, and claims examiner before settling into private practice since 2004.

Career highlights

Judy's career highlights include:

  • advising and representing a large multinational in relation to common law claims arising from SafeWork NSW Prosecutions involving catastrophic personal injury and related contractual recovery claims
  • defending a national construction company in Supreme Court Proceedings involving complex and significant third party property damage loss and contract claims for dual insurance and indemnity
  • defending shopping centre owners/occupiers in respect of a large catastrophic personal injury claim in which the Plaintiff sustained complicated and extensive medical injuries requiring in excess of 45 medical procedures/surgeries
  • defending an internationally domiciled manufacturer in a claim for product liability and catastrophic personal injury. This matter involved six locally and internationally based parties and required qualifying jurisdictional and foreign law experts, understanding supply and assembly procedures pursuant to Australia Standards (both domestic and international) and consideration of State and Federal legislation
  • defending a coal mining company as occupier/operator of a mining site in relation to multiple separate matters involving labour hire employee injuries and advising in relation to potential pro hac vice employment claims
  • advising and acting for an international bicycle manufacturer/supplier in relation to product liability claims including associated personal injury claims.