Jak Callaway

Jak (Calvin John) Callaway

Practice Areas

Common Law; Medical and Professional Negligence; TPD, Life and Income Protections Insurance; CTP; WID; CLA; General Insurance.

Mediations

NMAS accredited with NSW Bar Association – Mediated over 500 cases

Mediation Panels: Supreme Court; District Court; Dust Diseases Tribunal; PIC Work Injury Damages.

As a former solicitor and now practising barrister representing both plaintiffs and defendants over the decades I am able to draw on valuable experience and insights when acting as a mediator.

Education Training and Experience

1978 to 1980 Law clerk with McClelland Wallace and Landa (McClellands)
June 1982 Completed LLB UTS
December 1982 Completed College of Law
December 1982 Admitted as Solicitor Supreme Court of NSW
1983 to 1986 Litigation solicitor/associate with Henry Davis York.
February 1988 Called to NSW Bar.
1994 and 2010 Completed LEADR Mediation Courses

 

Some Notable Cases

  • Ryan & another v A F Concrete Pumping Pty Ltd & anor [2013] NSWSC 113 (C/L; Civil Liability Act)
  • AF Concrete Pumping Pty Ltd v Ryan & Ors [2014] NSWCA 346(Appeal; Civil Liability Act)
  • McLennan v Insurance Australia Ltd [2014] NSWCA 300 (2 September 2014) (General Insurance)
  • Grant v Roads and Traffic Authority of NSW [2014] NSWSC 379(S.43A CLA)
  • Roads and Maritime Services v Grant [2015] NSWCA 138 (21 May 2015)(S.43A CLA; causation; expert evidence)
  • Dailhou v Kelly; State of NSW v Kelly (No 1) [2014] NSWSC 1213; (No 2) [2014] NSWSC 1207; (No 3) [2014] NSWSC 1220(CLA)
  • Wright v Optus Administration Pty Limited [2015] NSWSC 160(CLA)
  • Optus Administration Pty Limited v Glenn Wright [2017] NSWCA 21 (Appeal)
  • Pauline Greer v Ace Insurance Limited [2016] NSWDC (4 May 2016) (Sickness and Accident Policy)
  • Vaccaro v MLC Limited [2016] NSWDC 85 (27 May 2016) (Life Insurance Policy)
  • Hitchen v Strategic Formwork Pty & RTS Holdings Pty Ltd [2017] NSWSC 75 (CLA)
  • Strategic Formwork Pty Ltd v Hitchen [2018] NSWCA 54 (23 March 2018) (Appeal)
  • Sargeant v FSS Trustee Corporation [2018] NSWSC 1997 (TPD)

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