Some notable matters Lorne has worked on include:
"The most rewarding thing about my work is being able to achieve great outcomes for everyday people enduring difficult times,” say Lorne. “I became a lawyer to help people on the wrong side of David-and-Goliath battles, who have been wronged by massive corporations who would otherwise act with impunity.”
"Class actions are an extension of the firm’s work for injured people – they are a way for everyday Australians to get justice when they are wronged on a large scale.”
Lorne has been involved in a number of Maurice Blackburn’s social justice cases, including on the first case of damages brought by an asylum seeker for injuries sustained while detained on Manus Island in February 2014.
Lorne also has significant experience in personal injury law from his time in Maurice Blackburn’s asbestos diseases department. Lorne represented clients who were typically at the end of their careers or enjoying their retirements when they were struck down with mesothelioma or other debilitating asbestos-related diseases. Lorne also brought cases for clients struck down by other industrial killers, such as ionising radiation. While in this role, Lorne brought cases in Victorian, South Australian, Northern Territory and Tasmanian courts and tribunals.
Lorne holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the Australian National University and a Juris Doctor qualification from Monash University.
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We have lawyers who specialise in a range of legal claims who travel to Tasmania. If you need a lawyer in Hobart, Launceston or elsewhere in Tasmania, please call us on 1800 675 346.