Key practice areas: Superannuation & Insurance Claims
Location: Melbourne (VIC)
John Berrill is the Principal at Maurice Blackburn and is the
head of the largest plaintiff superannuation and insurance
claims practice in Australia.
If you have an injury or a sickness and can't work, John is the
go-to person. John and his team will check your superannuation and
insurance and help you claim any lump sums or pensions which can
set you up for your retirement. They will also check the fine print
in your insurance policy and get your claim paid.
John is on the Federal Government's SuperStream
Advisory Council and the Travel Compensation Fund Board.
He was also on the
National Disaster Insurance Review Panel and the Stronger Super
Implementation Working Group in 2011 and the Financial Industry
Complaints Service Panel and Board between 1995 and 2009.
John was a founding member of the HIV/AIDS Legal Service and is
also a member of the Consumers Federation of Australia, the Chronic
Illness Alliance and the Australian Lawyers' Alliance.
John provides legal advice to many disability support groups,
financial counsellors, community groups and unions and acts for
workers and people with chronic illnesses and disabilities against
insurance companies and superannuation funds.
He is recognised by the Law Institute of Victoria as an