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Hamish Broadbent

Principal Lawyer, Brisbane

Hamish is a Principal Lawyer in DWF's Insurance team, and is based in the Brisbane and Gold Coast offices. He has over 25 years' experience in the fields of insurance, health law, local government and workers' compensation.
Hamish Broadbent | DWF Australia

Experience

Hamish acts for the Queensland Government Health in the defence of claims and complaints made against public hospitals. He is also on the panels for several Local Government self-insurers, as well as the major state workers compensation insurer, WorkCover. 

Hamish also acts for London insurers across a series of public liability and property claims.

Awards

  • Included in The Best Lawyers Australia for Personal Injury Litigation, Editions: 2021, 2022
  • Recommended by Doyle’s Guide as a Leading Medical Negligence Lawyer (Defendant) (Queensland), 2015 - 2020
  • Recommended by Doyle’s Guide as a Leading Public & Product Liability Lawyer (Defendant) (Queensland), 2017
  • Recommended by Doyle’s Guide as a Leading Workers Compensation Lawyer (Defendant) (Queensland), 2016 - 2017

Memberships

  • Queensland Law Society
  • Medical Legal Society of Queensland
  • Australia New Zealand Sports Law Association

Publications

Case Review: Breach of duty to maintain road assets, November 2020

Employer's duty of care regarding less than competent employees, November 2020

My Health Record. October 2018.

Data Breaches on the rise in the Health Sector. October 2018.

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