Mark O’Connor

Mark O’Connor

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Mark O’Connor is a Director of Bennett & Philp Lawyers and heads the Personal Legal Services Division. 

Mark and his team have achieved multi-million dollar settlements in common law litigation conducted throughout Queensland.

Both large and small businesses seek Mark's advice on occupational health and safety, workers compensation and legal liability issues.

He has also worked with American law firms in actions involving negligence in the international mining industry and the medical profession, all litigated in the USA.

Mark is named as a "preeminent" Queensland plaintiff lawyer for motor vehicle accident compensation in the Doyle's Guide to the Legal Profession in 2016. Doyle's also recommend Mark for Queensland plaintiff work injury compensation, public liability compensation and medical negligence malpractice.

An Accredited Specialist, Mark has over thirty years' experience in common law litigation. 

Accredited Specialist Personal Injuries

Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) - University of Queensland
Accredited Specialist Personal Injuries Law
Founding Member of Australia Plaintiff Lawyers’ Association – now known as the Australian Lawyers’ Alliance
Member of the Court Rules Committee of the Queensland Law Society
1981 Supreme Court of Queensland
1981 High Court of Australia